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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



ONSITE SESSION PRICING:

Member: $20 on-site*
General public: $30 on-site*
*”Puppet Camp” and “International Puppet Celebration” excluded from this pricing—
see listing below for details about on-site pricing for these events


WEBINAR AND RECORDED SESSION PRICING:
Member: $15 live webinar/$10 recorded
General: $20 live webinar/ $15 recorded

NOTE: limited to ages 16+ unless otherwise specified

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.



2014-15 Explore Puppetry Series
Sept 28, 2014
Oct 13, 2014
Nov 4, 2014
Jan 5, 2015
Feb 23, 2015
Mar 18, 2015
Mar 30, 2015
May 4, 2015
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




2014-15 Explore Puppetry Series



International Puppetry Celebration
Presented by Jeff Domke & Damon Young, Education Department,
Center for Puppetry Arts
Sun, Sept 28, 2014, 5pm - 6:30pm
on-site
All ages and all levels (family workshop)



Learn about different puppet traditions from around the world as you explore the rich culture of puppetry. Plenty of opportunities for participation and play.

Format: Hands-on and Demo
Capacity: 50 on-site
Cost - On-Site: $5 all tickets


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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
on-site and live webinar
LEVEL: intermediate (some puppetry and/or film experience suggested)



New Puppet Order will share the who, what, where, when, why and how of using puppetry in independent filmmaking.

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


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Creative Collaboration
Presented by Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers, Bar Harbor, ME
Tues, Nov 4, 2014, 7pm - 8:30pm
on-site -and live webinar
LEVEL: beginner



Join the Frogtown Mountain puppeteers for a fun “behind-the-scenes” show and tell panel discussion about their unique process toward collaborative puppet show production. A “webinar with live audience” experience.

Format: Lecture and Demo
Capacity: 25 on-site
Cost - On-Site: General Public: $30; Members: $20
Cost - Recorded Playback: General Public: $15; Members: $10


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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 and live webinar
LEVEL: intermediate to advanced (some puppetry experience suggested)



A hands-on rod-puppet manipulation workshop that presents basic construction ideas as well.

Format: Hands-on
Capacity: 20 on-site
Cost - On-Site: General Public: $30; Members: $20
Cost - Recorded Playback: General Public: $15; Members: $10


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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 and live webinar
LEVEL: beginner



How much do we really know about ancient puppetry? Are the ancient sources reliable? Join the discussion and debate!

Format: Lecture
Capacity: 25 on-site
Cost - On-Site: General Public: $30; Members: $20
Cost - Recorded Playback: General Public: $15; Members: $10


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Timeslips: A Story Circle Workshop
Presented by Sandglass Theater, Putney, VT
Wed, Mar 18, 2015, 7pm - 9pm
LEVEL: beginner to advanced



Engage in the process of creating stories collectively. Artists, arts educators and senior caregivers are all welcome.

Format: Hands-on
Capacity: 20 on-site
Cost - On-Site: General Public: $30; Members: $20
Cost - Recorded Playback: General Public: $15; Members: $10


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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 and live webinar
LEVEL: intermediate to advanced



Discover how to choose a good story to adapt for puppet theatre and how it’s done (script, puppets, touring set, etc.) once the story has been chosen.

Format: Lecture, Demo and Hands-on
Capacity: 25 on-site
Cost - On-Site: General Public: $30; Members: $20
Cost - Recorded Playback: General Public: $15; Members: $10


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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 and recorded for online viewing
LEVEL: beginner to advanced



A beginner’s guide to creating puppet designs on paper or via other 2D methods (laptops, tablets, etc.) as a precursor to building a puppet in 3 dimensions.

Format: Lecture, Demo and Hands-on
Capacity: 25 on-site
Cost - On-Site: General Public: $30; Members: $20
Cost - Recorded Playback: General Public: $15; Members: $10


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