Puppet Pop-Up Studio: Funky Felty Puppets! FREE workshop!

Puppet Pop-Up Studio: Funky Felty Puppets! We are pleased to present out next Puppet Pop-Up Studio in partnership with the Calgary Public Library! Learn some simple wet felting techniques while you make some funky hair for a wooden fork puppet. Add eyes, yarn arms, felt hands, and you have a friend. FREE!  No registration required. … Continue reading Puppet Pop-Up Studio: Funky Felty Puppets! FREE workshop!

Puppetry Helps Kids Learn how to Respect our Rivers!

We were pleased to partner with Oldman Watershed Council at the Helen Schuler Nature Centre in Lethbridge, Alberta, in March of 2018, with a Fish Stick puppet workshop.  Participants made some simple puppets and an aquatic habitat complete with clean, clear water and healthy riparian vegetation. Then, they recorded a quick clip using their handcrafted puppets.  This … Continue reading Puppetry Helps Kids Learn how to Respect our Rivers!

Puppet Pop-Up Studio Sat June 16th!

Puppet Pop-Up Studio: Caterpillar to Butterfly Saturday, June 16, 2018, 1pm-3pm Haysboro Community Association 1204 89 Ave SW $15 per person at the door Ages 4+ (children must participate with an adult) Make a glittery caterpillar marionette and then make a beautiful butterfly. Go on a parade! Celebrate summer!  Join guest artist Ali DeRegt from Pape and Taper Productions as … Continue reading Puppet Pop-Up Studio Sat June 16th!

Professional Development Opportunities for Teachers and Childcare Workers

Calling all educators and professionals who work with children and youth!  The Puppet Power 2018: Story Conference presents key learnings and tools vital to professionals in education, healthcare and therapy.  Puppetry is not only an effective learning tool in the classroom but can also be a valuable healing tool.  Come to the whole conference to learn more or get tickets to a workshop … Continue reading Professional Development Opportunities for Teachers and Childcare Workers

Ann Powell & David Powell Presenting at Puppet Power: 2018 Conference!

  We are excited to invite Ann Powell and David Powell as presenters to our upcoming Puppet Power 2018 Conference.  Ann and David founded Puppetmongers (Toronto) in 1974, an internationally recognized leader and innovator in the field of puppetry.  They have created a dozen new plays for both young and general audiences, which have earned them … Continue reading Ann Powell & David Powell Presenting at Puppet Power: 2018 Conference!

Calling all performing artists, writers, drama teachers and puppeteers!

Calling all performing artists, writers, drama teachers and puppeteers!  Spark your imagination and learn new skills at the Puppet Power 2018: Story, Conference on Applied Puppetry.  From script writing to puppet manipulation, there are over a dozen talks and hands-on workshops to choose from by presenters who have used puppetry to shape communities and challenge … Continue reading Calling all performing artists, writers, drama teachers and puppeteers!

Announcing Jovanka Rivi from Reggio Emilia, Italy, at our Puppet Power Conference

We are thrilled to announce that Jovanka Rivi, from Reggio Emilia, Italy, will be presenting two talks at our Puppet Power Conference!  On Friday, June 1 (5:30pm-10pm), the conference will commence with a buffet dinner and talk by Jovanka Rivi.  > click to buy a ticket to the dinner OR > click to register for the … Continue reading Announcing Jovanka Rivi from Reggio Emilia, Italy, at our Puppet Power Conference

Calling all artists, puppeteers, makers, and the creatively curious!

Calling all artists, puppeteers, makers and the creatively curious!  Find new inspiration at the Puppet Power Conference, this June 1-3, in Calgary, AB.  Explore your creativity and have some fun with hands-on workshops (3 hours).  Needle felting, puppet lanterns, fragmented puppets, fantasyscapes, and more . . . Here are just a few to choose from: Iinisikimm … Continue reading Calling all artists, puppeteers, makers, and the creatively curious!

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