2014 Saturday at Puppet Central, The Bay Centre

AN ARRAY OF PUPPET WORKSHOPS, PERFORMANCES & DEMOS

THE BAY CENTRE: PUPPET CENTRAL
1150 Douglas, 3rd floor
10am to 6pm
note: some events Puppeteers of America Delegates given priority.

10 am
Sue Proctor (Winnipeg) WORKSHOP: Storytelling with puppets, (45 min) 16 places.
Sue Proctor is a storyteller, performer and workshop leader who has developed many original stories and theatre pieces using puppets and clown. A teacher with Manitoba Theatre for Young People, and Manitoba Artists in the Schools, Sue has presented for many years at the Winnipeg International Storytelling Festival, children’s festivals and cabarets across Canada. Sue has an M.A. in theatre and community.
[by donation – P.ofA members given priority] please register: timgosley@telus.net

11 am
Runaway Moon Puppets (Enderby, B.C.) PUPPET SHOW: Dream (1 hr)
Dream is a folktale with subversive humour that works on several levels, that is aimed mainly at adults. But like all Runaway Moon productions, it is suitable for everyone over the age of five.” (more info) http://www.runawaymoon.org/
by donation – PLEASE RESERVE with timgosley@telus.net

12:30 pm
Karen Prell (USA)(The Muppets Fraggle Rock/Labyrinth) WORKSHOP: Intermediate TV manipulation (1 hr)
Limited numbers to participates, but room to watch “The Fraggle Rocker” work with her students. Teens to adults with preliminary experience required. http://www.karenprell.com
[by donation – P.ofA members given priority – only 8 participants] please register: timgosley@telus.net

2 pm
Grant Hayter-Menzies (Sidney, B.C.) TALK: Shadow Woman: The extraordinary career of Pauline Benton (30 min)
Grant will discuss Benton’s work and display rare antique Chinese shadow puppets fromthe collection of the late Beijing shadow master, CuiYongping. A book signing follows at Munro’s Books (across Government Street from the Bay Centre – Canada’s most beautiful bookstore.) (poster)

2 pm
The Mesmerizing Mermaid – Hilarie Ann Higgins (Victoria) PERFORMANCE (20 – 30 min.)
audience participation involving 7 fish puppets (photo)
https://www.facebook.com/hahiggins

2:40 pm
Petrushka Show, Vancouver Puppetry Theatre PERFORMANCE (20 min )
puppet performance to music. (photo)3 pm
Sustrisno Hartana (Javanese Dalang / puppet master) (up to 1 hr.) DEMONSTRATION: Wayang Kulit – Indonesian shadow puppet – Demonstration.
Sutrisno Hartana is an interdisciplinary performer in the Javanese tradition, an official court musician of Paku Alaman palace in Java, as well as shadow puppeteer. Hartana currently is completing his Ph.D. program at the University of Victoria. (bio) (photo)(photo)

4:00 pm
PUPPETEERS OF AMERICA PACIFIC NORTHWEST REGIONAL MEETING.

5:30 pm
UNIMA WESTERN SECTION FORMATION MEETING

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