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Puppet Power Workshop – Puppet Manipulation
May 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm MDTCAN $15
This ONLINE Puppet Power Workshop – Puppet Manipulation – the place to learn the best techniques and secrets in hand puppetry! All skill levels welcome to join!
Participants will create their own ‘quick puppets’ and learn the best techniques and secrets from a hand puppetry expert, Chad Williams!
Based in New York City, Chad will teach you 36 different hand puppet techniques in this fun workshop for all skill levels.
Celebrate the power of puppetry and the staying power of a singular performance art form with Chad as he incorporates moves from Bu Dai Xi, Mister Punch, and other traditions into his modern style.
University students, festival goers, professionals and other puppeteers looking to expand their practices will benefit from this informative and interactive workshop!
Chad Williams (BFA, Media Arts – magna cum laude – State University New York, Fredonia) is a recognized leader in his field, one of a few professional puppeteers in the USA who specializes in hand puppets. Taught by Bu Dai Xi by Chinese Theatre Works in 2011, European style from Jim Rose in 2012, and continued his professional education under legendary Hua Hua Zhang (Visual Expressions) 2016-17.
Accessibility: This session will be presented with auto-generated English captions. The post conference recording will come with an English transcript.
Target Audience: youth and adults