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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




2014-15 Explore Puppetry Series
May 4, 2015 2D Illustration for Puppet Design


2015-16 Explore Puppetry Series
June 1, 2015
June 15-19, 2015
Sept 21, 2015
Sept 28, 2015
Nov 3, 2015
Nov 5, 2015
Nov 6, 2015
Dec 7, 2015

Jan 19, 2016

Feb 23, 2016
Feb 24, 2016
Feb 25, 2016
Mar 28, 2016
Apr 25, 2016
May 23, 2016
The Art of Business/The Business of Art
Puppet Camp!
Puppeteering for Television and Film
Puppeteering for Television and Film
Imaginary Body: Chekhov Technique for the Puppeteer
Imaginary Body: Chekhov Technique for the Puppeteer
Imaginary Body: Chekhov Technique for the Puppeteer
Behind the Mask: Designing and building in the Commedia Dell'Arte style
Tabletop Puppetry
Working in a Material World
Working in a Material World
Working in a Material World
Rod Puppets: What Lies Beneath
Happy Bodies, Happy Puppets!
No Screams Attached: Taking the Pain Out of Sound Design for Puppet Film



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.

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
Look for the recorded playback on our Vimeo channel!


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2015-16 Explore Puppetry Series


The Art of Business/The Business of Art
Presented by Lee Bryan, That Puppet Guy

Mon, June 1, 2015
7-9pm

onsite

Cost - On-Site: Tickets on sale SOON!

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Puppet Camp!
Presented by Center for Puppetry Arts

Mon - Fri, June 15 - 19, 2015
Mon - Thur: 9am - 3pm; Fri: 12pm - 7pm

Multi-session -- must be present for all days!
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 Center’s Family Series puppet performances, take a specialized guided tour of the Center and the Center’s 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 campers’ unique creativity and their successful journey into the magical world of the arts.

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 22, 2015. *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 22 = 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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Puppeteering for Television and Film - 2 sessions
Presented by Thom Stanley (Puppeteer / Producer for TV & Film)

Mon, Sept 21, 2015
6:30-9:30pm

onsite
Beginner: all levels

Mon, Sept 28, 2015
6:30-9:30pm

onsite
Advanced: must attend 9/21/15 session

Cost - On-Site: Tickets on sale SOON!

    


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Imaginary Body: Chekhov Technique for the Puppeteer - 3 sessions
Presented by Kara Cantrell (Certified Teacher, National Michael Chekhov Association)

Tues, Nov 3, 2015
7-9:30pm

onsite
Introduction: all levels

Cost - On-Site: Tickets on sale SOON!

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Thus, Nov 5, 2015
7-9:30pm

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Intermediate: must attend 11/3/15 session

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Fri, Nov 6, 2015
7-9:30pm

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Intermediate: must attend 11/3/15 and 11/5/15 sessions

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Behind the Mask: Designing and building in the Commedia Dell'Arte style - 2 Sessions
Presented by Timothy Harland (Mask Maker & Performer)

Mon, Dec 7, 2015
7-9pm

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Mon, Dec 14, 2015
7-9pm

onsite

*must attend both sessions*

Cost - On-Site: Tickets on sale SOON!



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Tabletop Puppetry
Presented by Thistle Theatre

Tues, Jan 19, 2016
7-9pm

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Cost - On-Site: Tickets on sale SOON!



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Working in a Material World - 3 Sessions
Presented by Vito Leanza (Conservator, Center for Puppetry Arts / Owner & Creator, Vitoworld Productions)

Tues, Feb 23, 2016
7-9pm

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Wed, Feb 24, 2016
7-9pm

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Thurs, Feb 25, 2016
7-9pm

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*must attend all 3 sessions*

Cost - On-Site: Tickets on sale SOON!



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Rod Puppets: What Lies Beneath
Presented by Heidi Rugg (Director, Barefoot Puppet Theatre)

Mon, Mar 28, 2016
7-9pm

onsite

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Happy Bodies, Happy Puppets!
Presented by Jeffrey Zwartjes (Puppeteer, Center for Puppetry Arts) and Alison Hastings (Yoga Instructor & Actress)

Mon, Apr 25, 2016
7-9pm

onsite

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No Screams Attached: Taking the Pain Out of Sound Design for Puppet Film
Presented by Kacie Willis (Sound Designer & Filmmaker)

Mon, May 23, 2016
7-9pm

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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