NEXT GUILD MEETING:
Sunday, April 30th, 5:30 PM
at the Puppet Showplace Theatre
32 Station Street
Brookline, MA 617-731-6400
Casting and Molding Techniques for Puppeteers,
with Dan Butterworth
Our special guest will be Dan Butterworth, who has been building puppets using Reynolds casting and molding products for thirty years. He will bring in examples of puppets at different stages, and talk about his creative process. If you missed our demonstration last week, or want to learn more about how these materials can be used to make puppets, come join us! Dan will also share some of the other projects he's been working on lately.
There will be Show and Tell, and a potluck dinner during the break, so please bring something to share. We will also talk about the upcoming puppetry festivals and other fun events. Hope to see you there!
Contact John Lechner for more information.
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BAGOP T-Shirts Available!
If you don't have yours yet, come to the meeting to purchase your very own T-Shirt and support the guild! You can also contact Alice Schaefer, 27 Waverley Avenue, Newton, MA 02458 to cost $15.00 each (plus $2 if you want it mailed to you). The shirts were designed by guild member John Lechner.
Puppet Slam is an evening of short, theatrical mini-plays for adults that use (or sometimes abuse) puppets for all or part of the drama. The performers range from the seasoned professional to the nascent puppeteer, and often include poets, musicians, dancers, mimes, actors, and other sundry affiliated artists.
PUPPET SLAM SCHEDULE:
Saturday May 20, 2017, 8pm
Saturday July 29, 2017, 8pm
All shows 8:00 pm at Puppet Showplace Theatre. More information here
Visit the Puppet Showplace Theatre website for information on all their events.
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PUPPETEERS OF AMERICA
Every other year - watch for details
This year the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Regions of Puppeteers of America held a new kind of festival, a Puppet Homecoming, which was a great success. The Boston Area Gulid of Puppetry played a major role in producing the event. You can visit the Homecoming Website to learn more about it. Another is planned for 2014.
"Puppets in the Gallery"
Held in 2009 at the Lexington Arts and Crafts Society, presented by the Needle Arts Guild
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