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Atlanta, USA
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Wed May 1 2013 at 05:00 pm EDT
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Tue Jul 23 2013 at 01:07 pm EDT
On Learn It Live Since:
Monday Jun 20, 2011
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This session is a conversation with individuals representing various aspects/expertise (e.g. presenters, agents, peer touring artists, etc.) of the touring ecology and aims to investigate what presenters "do" and what they're looking for. Presenters include 651 Arts, Center Theatre Group, Center for Puppetry Arts and Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. *Presenters subject to change.
Part 1 - National Performance Network's Doin' it on the Road What does it take to tour? What do I need to know before going out on the road? This session offers practical information and strategies for successful touring in today’s landscape including contracts, budgets, insurance, tech riders, etc. Participants will receive helpful links and resources at the end of the session.
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).
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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.
A national coalition of ensembles created by and for artists, the Network of Ensemble Theaters (NET) exists to propel ensemble theater practice to the forefront of American culture and society. NET links a diverse array of ensembles and practitioners to one another and the performing arts field, encouraging collaborations and knowledge building and dissemination. NET is committed to the advancement of the ensemble form and strives to bring about change in the world beyond ourselves through the transformative power of collaborative theater. We support bold artistic and civic experiments and aim to heighten the impact and excellence of ensemble theater.
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