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Watch! Discover! Learn!
Educational and professional development opportunities
at the Center for Puppetry Arts.


program offerings Workshop taught LIVE at the Center

program offerings Program available LIVE via WEBINAR

program offerings Recorded playback available online



PLEASE NOTE:

*E-mail distancelearning@puppet.org for the member discount for webinars and recorded playback.
*A minimum enrollment may be required for workshop
to be offered as scheduled.

*A $5.00 Off Discount for select offerings in the Explore Puppetry Series is available to students and members of the professional arts community! Click this link for more information.



2013-14 Explore Puppetry Series
Apr 28, 2014
May 19, 2014
Intro to Paper Animation
How About a Hand? (A Glove Puppet Boot Camp)


2014-15 Explore Puppetry Series
June 9 - 13, 2014
Aug 18, 2014
Sept 28, 2014
Oct 13, 2014
Nov 4, 2014
Jan 5, 2015
Feb 23, 2015
Mar 18, 2015
Mar 30, 2015
May 4, 2015
Puppet Camp!
Discovering Puppetry
International Puppetry Celebration
Puppetry in Independent Film
Creative Collaboration
Stick-em Up! An Introduction to Rod Puppetry
Puppetry in Antiquity
Timeslips: A Story Circle Workshop
Story to Stage: Adaptation for Puppet Theatre
2D Illustration for Puppet Design

Intro to Paper Animation
Presented by Kristin Haverty, Center for Puppetry Arts Associate Producer
Mon, Apr 28, 2014, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
onsite and webinar
Ages 14 & up (Beginner - Intermediate)


Photo © Center for Puppetry Arts

From Lotte Reiniger to Janie Geiser, for nearly a century artists have utilized paper to create complex, evocative cinematic worlds. This workshop is designed as an introduction to the history and technique of 2D stop-motion paper animation. Topics to be explored include the history of paper animation, design and construction of effective puppets, and animation techniques.  Participants will design and build a simple jointed figure for animation and learn how to animate their unique creation!

Format: Lecture/Demo and Hands-on
Capacity: 25 onsite
Cost - On-Site: General Public: $30; Members: $20
Cost - Webinar: General Public: $20; Members: $15

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How About a Hand? (A Glove Puppet Boot Camp)
Presented by Brad Shur, Puppet Showplace Theatre
Mon, May 19, 2014, 7pm - 9pm
onsite and webinar
Ages 14 & up (Beginner - Intermediate)


Photo courtesy of Brad Shur

Delve into the centuries old art of Glove puppetry. Explore techniques developed by Carol Fijan and Paul Vincent Davis to bring glove puppets to life!

Format: Hands-on
Capacity: 25 onsite
Cost - On-Site: General Public: $30; Members: $20
Cost - Webinar: General Public: $20; Members: $15

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2014-15 Explore Puppetry Series


Puppet Camp!
Presented by Center for Puppetry Arts
Mon - Fri, June 9 - 13, 2014
Mon - Thur: 9am - 3pm; Fri: 12pm - 7pm

onsite
Ages 9-12


Photo © Center for Puppetry Arts

This immersive, week-long adventure will allow students the opportunity to write, build, and perform their own world-premiere puppet shows. In addition, the young puppeteers will enjoy one of the Centerís Family Series puppet performances, take a specialized guided tour of the Center and the Centerís Museum exhibits, and gain inspiration and knowledge from experienced puppet professionals and guest artists via an incredible 5:1 student-to-instructor ratio! The week will culminate in a sharing session for family and friends that will celebrate the campersí unique creativity and their successful journey into the magical world of the arts.

Dates: multi-session -- must be present for all days!

Cost includes all activities, supplies, a camp T-shirt, and keepsake DVD!

Capacity: 20 onsite participants
Cost - On-Site: $325 for Center for Puppetry Arts Members; $375 Nonmembers. Cost includes all activities, supplies, a camp T-shirt, and keepsake DVD!


Please Note: *No member vouchers/comps are accepted for this event.
*All campers must be present every day.
*At least 50% deposit (non-refundable) due at time of registration; balance due on/before May 23, 2014. *If paying a deposit (i.e., if not paying full amount at time of purchase), please call the Ticket Sales office at 404-873-3391. Partial payments are NOT able to be made via online sale.
*Registrations after May 23 = payment due in full.
*Center for Puppetry Arts reserves the right to cancel a camp/class with a full refund if it does not meet minimum enrollment requirements.

    


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Discovering Puppetry with Mermaid Theatre
Presented by Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia
Wed, Aug 13, 2014, 7pm - 9pm
onsite
Ages 14 & up

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International Puppetry Celebration
Presented by Jeff Domke & Damon Young, Education Department,
Center for Puppetry Arts
Sun, Sept 28, 2014, 5pm - 6:30pm
onsite
Ages 14 & up

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Puppetry in Independent Film
Presented by Sam Carter, Darrell Hazelrig, Beau Brown:
The New Puppet Order, Atlanta, GA
Mon, Oct 13, 2014, 7pm - 9pm
onsite
Ages 14 & up

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Creative Collaboration
Presented by Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers, Bar Harbor, ME
Tues, Nov 4, 2014, 7pm - 8:30pm
onsite
Ages 14 & up

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Stick-em Up! An Introduction to Rod Puppetry
Presented by Mike Horner, Paul Mesner Puppets, Kansas City, MO
Mon, Jan 5, 2015, 7pm - 9pm
onsite
Ages 14 & up

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Puppetry in Antiquity
Presented by Jason von Hinezmeyer, Resident Puppet Builder,
Center for Puppetry Arts
Mon, Feb 23, 2015, 7pm - 8:30pm
onsite
Ages 14 & up

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Timeslips: A Story Circle Workshop
Presented by Sandglass Theater, Putney, VT
Wed, Mar 18, 2014, 7pm - 9pm
onsite
Ages 14 & up

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Story to Stage: Adaptation for Puppet Theatre
Presented by Tears of Joy Theatre, Portland, OR
Mon, Mar 30, 2015, 7pm - 9pm
onsite
Ages 14 & up

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2D Illustration for Puppet Design
Presented by Jeffrey C. Zwartjes, Distance Learning Puppeteer,
Center for Puppetry Arts
Mon, May 4, 2015, 7pm - 9pm
onsite
Ages 14 & up

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2014-15 Season sponsored in part by:

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The Education Program is supported in part by:



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Ticket Sales Office
tickets@puppet.org
Phone: 404.873.3391
Fax: 404.873.9907

Ticket Office Hours:
Mon-Fri: 9am-4:30pm
Sat: 9:30am-5pm
Sun: 12pm-5pm