Explore the World of Movement
Presented by Alex & Olmsted
Explore the world of movement and learn how to use your whole body to become a better puppeteer. Learn how simple concepts can be applied to enhance your characters and work as a unified ensemble.
Presented by award-winning puppeteers Alex & Olmsted (Alex Vernon and Sarah Olmsted Thomas), sharing their wisdom gained as resident artists with Baltimore Theatre Project and Happenstance Theater, and as invited performers at dozens of festivals including the Festival de Casteliers in Montréal, The Festival of Animated Objects in Calgary, and Symphony Space in New York City.
NOTE: Wear movement clothes and be ready to move and play.
Students can get a $5.00 discount on all Explore Puppetry workshops with a current student ID. Industry professionals can take $5.00 popular workshops if they are members of ACPA (Atlanta Performs, a.k.a. Atlanta Coalition of Performing Arts), AEA (Actors Equity Association), APG (Atlanta Puppetry Guild), Atlanta Fringe Festival button holders, C4 Atlanta, DGA (Directors Guild of America), GAPTA (Georgia Professional Ticketing Organization), P of A (Puppeteers of America), SAG (Screen Actors’ Guild), TCG (Theatre Communications Group) or UNIMA (Union Internationale de la Marionette).