Puppeteers Explore Big Issues from Disability to Digital Fabrication in Conference Presentation

We are excited to welcome Emma Fisher (Ireland) and Ivan Owen (USA) as presenters to our upcoming Puppet Power 2018 Conference. Emma Fisher is currently in the final stages of her PhD in Puppetry at the University of Limerick.  Her research explores unconventionally constructed puppets that reflect the disabled body and looks at the history … Continue reading Puppeteers Explore Big Issues from Disability to Digital Fabrication in Conference Presentation

‘VIEW’ WORKSHOPS WITH VULNERABLE SENIORS

Mental health affects everyone regardless of age, education, income or culture. The past impact of our VIEW FROM THE INSIDE: COURAGE JOURNEY workshop has compelled WPTS to find ways to expand to serve two specific populations – vulnerable seniors and at risk youth. We are excited to announce The Calgary Foundation and Education Matters support … Continue reading ‘VIEW’ WORKSHOPS WITH VULNERABLE SENIORS

Puppet Power 2018: Story | A Conference on Applied Puppetry

June 1-3, 2018 (Friday evening, all day Saturday and Sunday) Venue partner: University of Calgary – Drama Division (2500 University Dr NW) $CAN 249 Early Bird Registration Now Available! Learn, play, and galvanize with hands-on workshops, talks, panels, and more at this biennial conference of applied puppetry. A conference for artists, teachers, idea generators, helping … Continue reading Puppet Power 2018: Story | A Conference on Applied Puppetry

USING THE POWER OF PUPPETRY TO IMPACT POSITIVE SOCIAL CHANGE