I’ve been avoiding the blog. My last post was made back in early March, back when plans were still being made. Remember that? It was a grand announcement of our (then) upcoming anniversary tour of “Galapagos George.” I was really excited about it. The fifty-year anniversary of finding Lonesome George on Pinta Island was coming […]
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 […]
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 […]
May all your SCREAMS come true!
I’m pretty excited about something. It’s The Naked Puppet Exhibit developed by the Fettig Project and premiering at The National Puppetry Festival in exactly four weeks. Wow. No, I really mean it — WOW! There will be puppets and puppet mechanisms in the display that you can TOUCH, hold, manipulate, fondle, photograph, or whatever. As […]