2013 Summer Puppet Theater Classes for Adults and Kids

Summer Puppet Theater at Mayo Street Arts ADULT CLASSES
“Introduction to Puppetry Arts”
July 11 – July 25 | THURS: 7PM-9PM | Three Sessions
Character creation: Design, Planning, and Execution to build a puppet character, Basic Manipulation of different types of puppets,  Sculptural Techniques for Puppets big and small. How to make your own Giant or Tiny character out of easily accessible materials. Puppets will march in Mayo Street Arts Night Out parade.
For ages 16 and up.
Cost: $75, includes materials
“Casting, Mold Making and Sculptural Techniques”
August 1 – August 15 | THURS: 7PM-9PM| Three Sessions
Open up to making more complex molds in art and puppetry. Mold making in paper/papermache/clay, plaster. Positive and negative mold casting, latex, and  plaster molds. Bring ideas for a puppet you want to make.
For ages 16 and up
Cost: $85, includes materials
Summer Puppet Theater at Mayo Street Arts KIDS CLASSES
“Children’s Puppet Workshop Presents: Puss in Boots”
July 22 – July 26 | MON -FRI: 3:30PM-5:30PM | Five Sessions
Students will learn to manipulate muppet-style puppets to perform in a puppet production of Puss In Boots for a live audience. Puppet manipulation, characterization, voices, movement, theater techniques, and working in a puppet ensemble will be covered. The live performance will be on Friday July 26 at 5:30pm.
For ages 10-15
Cost: $75, includes materials
“Giant Puppet Construction”
July 29 – August 2 | MON – FRI: 3:30PM-5:30PM | Five Sessions
Join us this summer for bringing giants to life! Learn to dream big and work as a team to make your visions a reality. Students will learn project planning, technical construction, teamwork, and performance skills. The giant puppets will march in a neighborhood parade and festival onAugust 6.
For ages 8 and up
Cost: $75, includes materials
All classes are taught by our Puppet Artist in Residence, Alex Adams
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