In acknowledgment of Black History month, WP Puppet Theatre is excited to celebrate and support Black Canadian puppeteers and artists and feature some of their amazing art. What we found was a bias of underrepresentation of Black Artists across Canada not just in puppetry, but also in general. We believe this is symptomatic of the … Continue reading Acknowledging Black History Month
A recent participant in the VIEW from the Inside program, was kind enough to share these thoughts about the experience. When I was originally contacted by WP Puppet Theatre about joining a group of individuals regarding a puppet workshop, I was a bit reticent. I know next to nothing about puppets and only had my … Continue reading VIEW from the Inside – a participant’s reflection
Applied Puppetry, as defined by WPTS Artistic Director Wendy Passmore-Godfrey when she curates the Puppet Power conference program, is ‘puppetry beyond performance’. It is puppetry that is used as a communication and expressive tool in settings such as education, therapeutic interventions, social action, institutions and other social settings. Other people have coined terms such as … Continue reading What is the practice of Applied Puppetry?