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The Center for Puppetry Arts is a unique cultural treasure - a magical place where children and adults are educated, enlightened and entertained. Since 1978, the Center has introduced millions of visitors to the wonder and art of puppetry and has touched the lives of many through enchanting performances, curriculum-based workshops and the hands-on Museum, as well as Distance Learning and Outreach Programs. Two performance series host a variety of shows geared towards educating as well as entertaining audiences. Patrons of all ages will enjoy the productions in the Family Series. Most productions meet Georgia Performance Standards, and Study Guides for each Family Series show are available for download. Looking for an alternative activity for date night? More mature audiences will appreciate the artistry and humor of the Teen & Adult Series, which includes the popular Xperimental Puppetry Theater. There's something for everyone! Get up close and personal with puppets in the Center's Museum, which houses a collection of puppets, books, posters and videos from around the world. Take a tour through Puppets: The Power of Wonder and discover how puppetry has influenced religion, people and politics through the ages. Special Exhibits focus on a particular theme or style of puppetry. Tours also meet Georgia QCC standards. After the tour, take home a token of the experience by purchasing a puppet in the Museum Store. Education is a key element at the Center. Discover your puppet passion by learning a lot from a dummy-or puppet. Members of the community are invited to participate in Adult Education classes, Distance Learning, Create-A-Puppet Workshops, lectures and more. The Center is the largest non-profit organization in the U.S. dedicated to puppetry. In addition to a dedicated staff and Board, it is supported by its Members and generous contributions from individuals, foundations, corporations and government agencies. The Center is a member of Atlanta Coalition of Performing Arts and serves as headquarters of UNIMA-USA, the American branch of the international puppetry organization Union International de la Marionnette, the oldest theater organization in the world. The Center is also a member of Theatre Communications Group.
Youth development specialist committed to helping others empower young people through solutions-foused, strengths-based youth work. Particularly interested in supporting youth organizations in further engaging and empowering their young people. Available for: Specialties English language-learners, refugees/immigrants (particularly E African and Latino), gangs, kids in institutions, kids with special needs, schools (all ages), after-school programs, parents, and pre-service teachers.
Illuminating Lives Through the Yoga of Art & Intentional Living. If you have the Desire for Change, Engaging in a Personal Yoga Journey, Carrie B is here to help you on Your Specific Journey Yoga Practitioner since 1990, Teacher since 1994. Jewelry Design... Watercolors, Collage, Chimes, Textile Arts + Inspired by Desire. The Development of YOGA, ART, LIFE: The Journey Within is the Concept to Showcase Art, the Yoga Lifestyle + Meditation. While We Seek out Culture, Education + Personal Growth without Boundaries.
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I'm a veteran performer on and off stage with 27years of experience . For the last 10 years I have been teaching ,learning , and creating puppets and puppetryT.L.C. Puppets
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