Shadow Puppet & Marionette Workshops

Shadow Puppet Workshop (Construction & Presentation)

Shadow puppets are easy and inexpensive way of entertaining audience, young and old. In this 4-session workshop, you will create 2 to 4 silhouette characters, manipulate (choreograph or act) and present them.  You have one puppet set ready to present to your audience.  You will create your own shadow puppet play based on  Chinese characters (see photo) and/or Ramayana (Indonesian) characters.  Free/person: $60 (includes shadow puppet stage and materials).

A sample of a shadow puppet play can be viewed on youtube:  Ang Unggoy at ang Buwaya (Tagalog version of The Monkey and the Crocodile) which is one of the puppet plays from the book/DVD:  Puppetnettes Philippines.  Sorry, we have the English version but did not post it on youtube.

There is NO workshop scheduled at this time. The instructor can hold a workshop at YOUR OWN VENUE as long as you have at least 5 participants.  Participants must be at least 10 years old.  Contact:  puppetnettes@gmail.com.

 


Marionette Making & Manipulating

Learn the foundation of marionette (string puppet) making.  In this 4-session workshop ($60), you will build ONE person puppet made of paper clay, plastic, and or fabric.  You will paint and string them then manipulate (choreograph or act).  You can choose to build a CALAVERA or another person (not animal) character of your choice.  You can watch the calavera marionette performing in youtube.com:  Samba Song.

There is NO workshop scheduled at this time.  (We just had our workshop in March 2016 at North Valley Senior Center.)  The instructor can hold a workshop at YOUR OWN VENUE as long as you have at least 5 participants.  Participants must be at least 10 years old.

Contact:  puppetnettes@gmail.com.

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