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Puppet Pop-Up at Pride in the Park

Puppet Pop-Up at Pride in the Park On Sunday, September 1st, 2019 at Pride in the Park we helped celebrate Calgary Pride Week. Families dropped by and created stick puppet dragons, unicorns and other magical creatures. After crafting, participants were invited to introduce their puppets and tell a magical tales. WP Puppet Theatre’s Puppet Pop-Up … Continue reading Puppet Pop-Up at Pride in the Park

Courage Journey Exhibition Touring Alberta

We are thrilled to have our Courage Journey exhibition touring Alberta through The Alberta Foundation for the Arts’ Travelling Exhibition Program (TREX). Since 2015, the WP Puppet Theatre has facilitated View from the Inside, a series of puppet-building workshops to encourage open discussions about mental wellness. Indigenous youth and children, seniors, high school students, Girl … Continue reading Courage Journey Exhibition Touring Alberta

VIEW From the Inside 2015 – 2018

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

Walking Through Walls with Puppetry at the Puppet Power Conference

Have you ever wondered — how does a particular puppet sleep, or wake-up? For that matter, how do puppets become aware of their limitations, react to stimuli, project emotions, breathe, wait, or die? Can a puppet escape its puppeteers? Puppeteer Andrew Periale has spent a great deal of time focusing on just these types of … Continue reading Walking Through Walls with Puppetry at the Puppet Power Conference