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Meet The Creature Shop Creatives

Aug 29
Special Events:

Meet The Creature Shop Creatives

Learn more about the behind-the-scenes work and techniques it took to create the puppets and animatronic creatures of … Includes: Q&A with the Artists

Puppet Shows:

The Ghastly Dreadfuls

Oct 13-30
Puppet Shows:

The Ghastly Dreadfuls

By Jon Ludwig and Jason Hines Celebrate Halloween with creepy stories, spooky songs, and devilish dances from around … Includes: The program includes admission to the Worlds of Puppetry Museum.

Puppet Shows:

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer™

Nov 10 – Jan 2, 2022
Puppet Shows:

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer™

Based on the classic television special Adapted by Jon Ludwig; directed by Tim Sweeney Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer… Includes: Performance. Create-A-Puppet Workshop™, and the Worlds of Puppetry Museum

Museum Exhibits:

Worlds of Puppetry Museum

Museum Exhibits:

Worlds of Puppetry Museum

The Center is thrilled to be presenting a new special exhibit in our Dean Dubose Smith Gallery, Masterpiece of Pupp… Includes: Both Galleries & Special Exhibits & In-person Events

Digital Learning Workshop:

Puppet Building 101: Jointed Rod Puppet

Digital Learning Workshop:

Puppet Building 101: Jointed Rod Puppet

Participants will build a working, jointed Bunraku (Japanese rod) style puppet from recycled newspaper, masking tape, …

Educational Workshops:

Puppet Construction & More

Educational Workshops:

Puppet Construction & More

Explore different puppetry styles, celebrate the history of the art of puppetry, create an exciting puppet of your own…

Educational Workshops:

Puppet Manipulation 101

Educational Workshops:

Puppet Manipulation 101

Learn behind-the-scenes techniques to bring your puppets to life! Perfect for school groups, church groups, community …

Educational Workshops:

Puppetry as Theatre Art

Educational Workshops:

Puppetry as Theatre Art

Celebrate the magical intersection of puppetry and theatre! Puppets have been used to tell stories since theatre began…

Special Workshops:

Puppet and Team Building Workshop

Special Workshops:

Puppet and Team Building Workshop

Discover how puppetry skills are relevant in today’s workplace. Participate in fun, high-energy “actor into puppet…

Educational Workshops:

Private Lessons

Educational Workshops:

Private Lessons

We’re proud to offer private lessons in puppet manipulation across a wide variety of puppetry styles. Puppetry warm …