Tabletop Puppet Workshop

April 13, 2024 - April 14, 2024



Come explore the world of puppetry in contemporary theatre! Build your very own tabletop puppet using simple materials and techniques. Learn the art of puppet manipulation, focusing on breath, focus, response, and posture. Let your creativity soar as you bring your puppet to life, discovering its unique movements and stories. This course is perfect for anyone curious about storytelling through imaginative materials, welcoming all skill levels and artistic backgrounds. Whether you’re into performance, dance, visual arts, or storytelling, join us for a delightful journey into the realm of puppetry!

Registration Details

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Suppy List

Bring the following materials with you on day one:

  • pencil and sketch pad for note taking and sharing ideas
  • scissor and box cutting knife, if you have them

Bring the following materials with you on day two depending on your own puppet's design (to be discussed with instructor on the first day):

  • variety of fabrics: gauze or cheese cloth, burlap, tissue paper, dolls clothes or baby clothes (from thrift store)
  • ideas for hair: wool, pot scrubbers, ribbons, mops
  • buttons or large beads for eyes

April 13, 2024 - April 14, 2024
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Arts Council of Ladysmith and District
444 Parkhill Terrace
Ladysmith, , V9G 1V6