Recently completed an amazing project to mark Canada’s 150 Anniversary Created over twenty unique puppet productions, with themes ranging from frogs to friendship. Performances Produce “Puppet Power” an international conference series that shows how puppets broach serious issues like family violence, prejudice or mental health. We train people how to use puppetry for their own … Continue reading Past Initiatives
VIEW from the Inside: Courage Journey is a puppetry- based workshop that encourages discussion about mental wellness. Through the creation, exhibition and performance of a self-reflective mask-body puppet, participants develop community, foster resiliency and gain a voice for their stories. 2015-16, delivered VIEW workshops to around 50 participants at: Circle of Supports – Boys … Continue reading VIEW From the Inside 2015 – 2018
Our Conference on Applied Puppetry was on June 1-3, 2018, in Calgary, AB, Canada. Our Puppet Power conferences help people discover a new way to impact change in the world by using puppetry. The conference presents key learnings and tools vital to professionals in education and healthcare, therapists, and visual and performing artists. Sparking the … Continue reading Puppet Power 2018: Story
“Can we make a Puppet Show in 8 hours?” We’d like to report a big YES! In 2014 five brave folks joined Wendy (Artistic Director, WP Puppet Theatre) for one evening and all day Saturday and developed a 10 minute piece that we ‘world premiered’ at the Calgary Animated Object Society’s Dolly Wiggler Cabaret. … Continue reading Puppet Show in 8 Hours?