Exploring Puppets: Making Tabletop Theatres
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Exploring Puppets: Making Tabletop Theatres - July 23rd from 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM - Price: $52
Workshop Instructor: Mary Brown and Richard Brown

Participants will create a small toy theatre with sliding puppets and scenery. Construction will include the use of foam-board, cardboard, wooden sticks, fabric, and markers. Additional information and demonstrations will be provided on the use of other types of tabletop puppet theatres and puppets. Tabletop theaters provide the opportunity for an individual to present a complete show that is easily transported and stored. This workshop coordinates with the other three Exploring Puppets workshops (Making Hand Puppets, Making Shadow Puppets and Making Simple Puppets).

The Exploring Puppets workshops are designed for teachers, librarians, parents, home-school teachers, religious leaders, and children age 10 to 18. An adult must accompany participants who are under the age of 18 as participants may be using sharp utensils and hot glue guns. A non-paying adult may aid a registered child on only the child’s project.

• Location: Berea City Hall Room 121 (Community Room) - 212 Chestnut Street

• Date/Time: July 23rd from 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

• Break: NA

• Total Hours: 3 hours

• Price: $52.00 (Includes all materials and handouts.)

• Age: 10 & Up (Participants under 18 MUST be accompanied by one parent, legal guardian or authorized adult through the duration of the workshop. If the parent, legal guardian or authorized adult wishes to participate, they must also register for the workshop. All participants under 18 MUST bring a Youth Authorization Form, completed and signed by a parent or legal guardian, found at this Attendees Resources link.)

• Difficulty: Beginner

• Class Size: 12 Max

• Take Home: One small tabletop theatre with puppets and scenery as well as handouts.

• NOTE TO EDUCATORS: Educators attending this session will receive access to on-line cross-curricular resources, suggested classroom activities based on skills and concepts covered in session, and a certificate of participation for Professional Learning documentation.