Educational Workshops | Ages 10-14 | your-site

Explore the World of Puppetry

Come to the Center for Puppetry Arts and celebrate puppetry traditions in other cultures through intimate, interactive programs that celebrate Africa, The Americas, Asia or Europe. Activities include From Story to Stage (a storytelling-with-puppets performance), Puppet Creation Station (a puppet-building workshop), the Discovery Puppetry Cart (a hands-on cultural celebration) and self-guided Museum exhibits. Suggested for ages 9-14. These programs are booked on demand for groups of 10 or more. Submit your request form to secure a date (or to find out more)!

Capacity: 50

Fee: $8.50 per person - minimum 10 people

Program Themes - Select One: Africa, The Americas, Asia, or Europe

Damon Young
Teaching Artist
Damon Young
Damon has been with the Center for Puppetry Arts for 15 years, and is the Lead Teaching Artist in the Education Department. He loves learning new things and is a part-time ethnomusicologist (applying these skills to puppetry by specializing in the intersection of music, culture and puppetry traditions). Amongst other responsibilities, Damon creates the learning activities for instructor-led Create-A-Puppet Workshops, curates the Discovery Days programming and collaborates on international puppetry workshops. He is on The Georgia Council for the Arts teaching artist registry, and the founder of his own shadow puppet performance company, Mr. Damon’s Shadow Puppet Theater. As an ardent creator and teacher, he empowers students in design and performance of puppet theatre by mentoring them to access their natural state of creativity, kindness, self-actualization and cooperation.

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