I had an amazing time in Germany and had been fully prepared to blog all about it while I was there. These plans were thwarted, though, by my lack of a good WiFi connection…exacerbated by the 12-hour days in the studio at Wollknoll! The workshops I attended were held at Wollknoll in Oberrot, Deutschland. It’s […]
Ok. Packed! (No small feat.) At the airport. Baggage checked. TSA cleared. Peppermint tea acquired. And now, we wait. It’s been a while since I last flew. I think 2005? And I haven’t been to Germany since 1993…which is like a lifetime ago! Pre-mobile phones, pre-Google, pre-websites…like I said, a lifetime ago. It gets weird […]
My suitcase is bursting with wool and all sorts of oddities for the workshops I am taking on Germany. The packing list was pretty wild (bring a hat stand and several kilos of wool!). I am not sure what TSA will make of it… I will be posting up pictures and trying to keep tabs […]
It’s a LOT of work trying to resuscitate a blog when you’ve allowed time to pass without posting anything. I am so excited about my upcoming trip to Germany, though, and am doing some fabulous prep work to get ready for it. I wanted to be sure to document everything. In my work, I’ve paid […]
I had such a great time sharing my Puppetry 101: Thinking Outside the Socks workshop with teachers at Collegiate in Richmond, VA. We explored rod puppets, shadow puppets, hand puppets, marionettes, and object puppets. We had such a great time and could’ve easily kept going for several more days, I think! Read more about the […]
I’ll be honest. I usually like to take my time when I am building a show, but sometimes things just come together fast. For the past several weeks, I have been working on a puppet adaptation of the story “The Gingerbread Man” for preschoolers. It’s a table-top show with rod puppets and object puppets. Some […]
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