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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.
Orya Deisraeli musician, singer . a certified voice teacher, life coach. and laughter workshop guide.
Kara Johnstad is a voice visionary, singer-songwriter. spiritual guide, author and mentor to voices that are changing our world. She is founder of Voice Your Essence and Yoga Voice Berlin and empowers audiences around the world via concerts, talks, podcasts and online and in-person training designed to awaken the voice and raise your consciousness. Her most requested songs are Message of Hope, Love Never Fails, Open Up and Receive and Thank you. Kara's insight into voice and its profound ability to re-align our body-mind-spirit system with source, has already helped thousands of people throughout the world find more joy and greater meaning in their lives. At the core of the teachings lies the transformation of consciousness through sound and the raising our vibrational signature as a path to integrate our heart's intelligence with a mindfulness practice and awaken our natural enlightened state of being. Activating the voice center to heal and meditate, creates a life that is immeasurable richer on all levels, spiritual and material. In essence, Kara knows the gift of VOICE is our next step in human evolution and she is committed to the growth and empowerment of spiritual leaders, luminaries, creative healers, creative conscious entrepreneurs and anyone who feels drawn to awaken to their full potential.
Danielle Parish is the Founder of AgapaoXpressions, LLC. A comprehensive Spiritual Life Coaching and Fashion company founded on God's love & Faith. Danielle pursues her purpose of Faith through supporting the mind, body, soul, health and healing, while also developing fun classes centered around the arts. Danielle uses the Arts, prayer, and agape (love) to teach, coach and engage with her students. With a Jesus Centric state of mind, she loves to empower, support and come alongside you to help you heal and grow. Danielle is also currently a Bereavement Coordinator/Chaplain with Nurses Plus Hospice, where she has been counseling patients, especially family members with grief and loss. Danielle was also a Nutritionist with Dr. Adrienne Grant, OD. for two years. Danielle is also a Liturgical Praise Dancer and ministers at Glory Christian Fellowship International in Torrance, CA. Danielle received her M.Div from Union Theological Seminary in Church History, with studies in Theology in the Arts. Danielle also has a certificate from Fashion Institute of Technology and many years of experience.
Sacred is a Soulcare therapist, being a trained Interfaith Minister, Drama Therapist, and African Psychologist. Through her company, Kuumba Health LLC, Sacred developed 'Soulcare." Here she offers holistic soulcare coaching and transformational leadership soulcare retreats in her private practice. She helps people over time to shift their experiences of illness into reclaimed joy, embodied sacred sensuality, and wellness, using research backed therapeutic art, her radiant magnetic presence, and affirming rituals. Soulcare reaches deeper into areas as an asset to western medicine. Through individual and group counseling, wedding offication, creative projects, retreats, and train the trainer staff development. She is a medium for enhancing your quality of life. She's happy to share through speaking engagements how her clinical practice backed by research, has been proven to be effective, support short term pain management, increase focus, and give your inner child room to dream up a healthier you. Personally and professionally she fosters the soulcare in your healthcare.
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A natural born shaman, Wendi Morrison CCT was an early initiate of TM (Transcendental Meditation a form of Hinduism) in her childhood home of Hawaii circa 1969. Wendi was writing songs and performing for audiences by the age of 12, along with lead roles in musical theater productions. She also began her earliest experiences with inter-dimensionalism through a traumatic experience at age 4. Her foundation as a Indigo/Lyran Starseed/Yellow Overtone Warrior/Activation Portal/ Gridkeeper was developed through an eclectic study emphasis. With a special attention to propaganda and programming, Wendi has a stellium of Virgo in the 12th house of her birth chart giving her extraordinary abilities to perceive all things hidden, subconscious and inter-dimensional. A targeted mkultra through an mkultra mother, she overrode the programming and has spent over 30 years sharing the insight in her music, poetry and songs.
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25 years of dance experience with 15 of those years as a Director /Choreographer of dance, hip-hop, drill team, jazz, cheer and dance ministry. Working with age groups from three to adult with and without dance experience. Working with non-profit organizations, individual students, Ministries and different size groups.
Dayna Polehanki is a regional casting director with over a decade of both Los Angeles based and Michigan based casting experience. Dayna trained at a major studio in Los Angeles under a high-profile casting director and was speedily promoted to Manager of Features Casting. Dayna brought her studio casting experience back to her home state of Michigan and opened Detroit Casting Company. She has directed the Midwest regional casting for both independent and studio feature films, local and national commercials, and has conducted talent searches for major studios. For a full list of credits go to http://www.imdb.me/daynapolehanki
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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