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Mon Nov 18 2013 at 09:30 pm EDT
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Presented by Thom Stanley, puppeteer/producer for TV & Film Mon, Nov 18, 2013, 7pm - 9pm onsite and webinar Ages 14 & up (Intermediate) Learn the unique style of puppetry used in television and film. On-site participants will work with a monitor in front of a camera, discovering techniques that will allow them to connect with the audience, move with precision and control, lip sync effectively, and react as individuals and group members to allow their puppet(s) to act the scene! Virtual participants will use the chat window to ask questions and the video window to view the classroom exercises. Q&A with Thom will be offered throughout the program for all participants! Format: Hands-on
This is prerequisite to Puppet Slam Primer.
Join the Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers for a fun and informal Q & A session. Frogtown is at the Center for Puppetry Arts from Oct. 24th- Nov. 4th performing "The Headless Horseman of Silly Hollow." Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers is a small puppetry troupe based in Bar Harbor, Maine, and comprised of three siblings - Erik, Brian, and Robin Torbeck. Founded in 2000, Frogtown Mountain has performed at fairs, festivals, theatres, parades, schools, libraries, and some of the finest petting zoos on the East Coast. About the Company Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers, founded in 2000, is a puppetry troupe based in Bar Harbor, Maine, and comprised of three siblings: Erik and Brian Torbeck and Robin Erlandsen. The traveling trio has performed their original productions at fairs, festivals, theatres, schools, libraries, and some of the finest petting zoos on the East Coast. The troupe originally got its start in the Torbecks’ childhood home in Pennsylvania where the young threesome would put on shows with their stuffed animals and hand puppets. They soon went their separate ways for college and various job and life opportunities, but when Erik took a puppetry course in college, he was hooked...and the others were recruited!
Explore the various methods, tips, and materials found in Grey Seal Puppets’ celebrated The Foam Book, An Easy Guide to Building Polyfoam Puppets. Grey Seal’s Drew Allison leads this session and will share inspiration and wisdom from over 30 years of puppetry experience. Perfect for everyone interested in puppet building! Ages 18+ (Intermediate to Advanced) The Center's webinar host will facilitate interaction between the Learn It Live audience and the on-site workshop presenter, puppeteer Drew Allison. In addtion, the webinar audience will receive a dedicated 10-15 Q & A session with the workshop presenter!
Join Rogue Artists Ensemble for a LIVE Q& A. Rogue Artists will introduce themselves and briefly discuss their work. Next, the floor is open to YOU to ask any burning questions LIVE!
Taught by Jason von Hinezmeyer, Resident Puppet Builder, Center for Puppetry Arts Atlanta, GA Recommended for Ages 18+ Join the Center's Resident Puppet Builder, Jason von Hinezmeyer, for a hands-on workshop that introduces several ways of taking a drawn design and turning it into a dimensional puppet.Jason will explore methods and short cuts for sculpting, carving, and patterning puppets of any type. Jason will start a design and go through several different media to arrive at what can be used as a rod puppet, hand puppet, marionette, mask, or even an oversized parade puppet. This is PART I of PART III in this series. In PART I (Drawing), Jason will demonstrate how to take a 2D thumbnail sketch and transform form it into a workable pattern to create a 3D design for use in PART II (Subtractive Sculpting: Wood) & PART III (Additive Sculpting: Clay & Foam).