Pop Up Puppetry!
Dec
13
6:30 PM18:30

Pop Up Puppetry!

Learn how to turn colorful flat images into three dimensional live-action performances using pop-up scenery, paper puppets, simple angles, and more! Drawing inspiration from picture books, movies, or family pictures, each participant will make their own paper pop-up tableaux. Participants will see examples of this technique applied to a professional puppet production, and will learn how to modify the activity for all ages. A great class for crafters, teachers, visual artists, makers, and anyone who wants their holiday cards to be so much more.

Recommended for adults and teens. All experience levels welcome.

Register online or call the Box Office at: 617-731-6400 x101

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Tüchermarionetten @ Museum für PuppentheaterKultur
Nov
14
2:00 PM14:00

Tüchermarionetten @ Museum für PuppentheaterKultur

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The American puppeteers Robin Walsh and Sarah Frechette have learned the art of playing the thread over the years with Albrecht Roser (1922 - 2011). The starting point was initially a ball on the thread, then the complexity of the marionettes was learned by way of the simple cloth puppet or head-and-shoulder figures. In their workshop, S. Frechette and R. Walsh will show students how a Scarf Marionette is constructed and played according to the method of A. Roser.

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Von Damals bis Heute @ Museum für PuppentheaterKultur
Nov
9
7:00 PM19:00

Von Damals bis Heute @ Museum für PuppentheaterKultur

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Sarah Frechette will present her roser-style marionettes, along with Ingrid Hofer and Robin Walsh, as part of the show "Von damals bis heute – Szenenprogramm mit Marionetten“ at the PuK - Museum für PuppentheaterKultur in Bad Kreuznach, Germany this Fall! 

Strange snails, dancing grandpas and mystical beings populate Sarah Frechette puppet world to tell personal and multifarious stories. As a master student of Legendary Puppeteer Albrecht Roser, she will perform with characters that she created in her time in Roser's studio in Buoch, Germany. This performance will celebrate the opening of a new exhibition of Roser's "Gustaf und sein Ensemble" at PuK.

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Dirty Gerts @ LICM
May
6
2:00 PM14:00

Dirty Gerts @ LICM

Have you ever heard the phrase: "She thinks she's Queen Elizabeth, but she's Dirty Gerts to me!” No? Well now that you have, come and explore the story behind the saying in Puppetkabob's latest pop-up creation "Dirty Gerts" - a show about growing pains. Made entirely out of recycled paper products!

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Dirty Gerts @ LICM
May
6
11:00 AM11:00

Dirty Gerts @ LICM

Have you ever heard the phrase: "She thinks she's Queen Elizabeth, but she's Dirty Gerts to me!” No? Well now that you have, come and explore the story behind the saying in Puppetkabob's latest pop-up creation "Dirty Gerts" - a show about growing pains. Made entirely out of recycled paper products!

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Dirty Gerts @ LICM
May
5
2:00 PM14:00

Dirty Gerts @ LICM

Have you ever heard the phrase: "She thinks she's Queen Elizabeth, but she's Dirty Gerts to me!” No? Well now that you have, come and explore the story behind the saying in Puppetkabob's latest pop-up creation "Dirty Gerts" - a show about growing pains. Made entirely out of recycled paper products!

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Dirty Gerts @ LICM
May
5
11:30 AM11:30

Dirty Gerts @ LICM

Have you ever heard the phrase: "She thinks she's Queen Elizabeth, but she's Dirty Gerts to me!” No? Well now that you have, come and explore the story behind the saying in Puppetkabob's latest pop-up creation "Dirty Gerts" - a show about growing pains. Made entirely out of recycled paper products!

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Dirty Gerts @ Skirball Cultural Center
Apr
29
10:00 AM10:00

Dirty Gerts @ Skirball Cultural Center

Have you ever heard the phrase: "She thinks she's Queen Elizabeth, but she's Dirty Gerts to me!” No? Well now that you have, come and explore the story behind the saying in Puppetkabob's latest pop-up creation "Dirty Gerts" - a show about growing pains. Made entirely out of recycled paper products!

Performance Times: 10:30 AM, 11:30 AM, 1:00 PM, and 2:15 PM

Performance Location: Herscher Hall – North

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Night Shade Shadow Master Class @ Puppet Showplace Theater
Mar
8
6:30 PM18:30

Night Shade Shadow Master Class @ Puppet Showplace Theater

In this 3 hour workshops, Night Shade artists Sarah Frechette and Jason Thibodeaux will show a brief history of shadow puppetry techniques thru stop-mo animation and experimental films. Then participants will learn tips & tricks of the Night Shade cinematic shadow style by creating their own hand cut paper puppets and exploring the flowing effects of manipulating depth and space by using handheld light sources. 

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Puppets: World on a String
Feb
16
to Jun 3

Puppets: World on a String

Puppets: World on a String provides an introductory survey to the art of puppets, presenting a range of historical to contemporary works in a variety of mediums and forms. This immersive exhibition will transport visitors into magical realms where animals speak, shadows come alive, and politicians face their harshest critics. Storytelling and the visual arts collide in this exciting exhibition featuring multimedia works of art by local and national artists. From 19th century marionettes to contemporary digital installations, these works push the boundaries of our concepts of this age-old art form. Puppets: World on a String celebrates the wonder of puppets while investigating the ways that puppet theater mediates between worlds both real and imagined.

In addition to objects from Shelburne Museum’s permanent collection which have not been on view for over a decade, other artists featured in Puppets: World on a String include: Frank Ballard, Sarah Frechette, Laura Heit, Jane Henson, Jim Henson, Christina Jankowski, Rick Meyerowitz, Tony Oursler, Margo and Rufus Rose, Peter Schumann, Betsy Tobin and Andy Warhol.

Colgate Gallery, Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education

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