Educational Workshops | Ages 8-12 | center
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A Time for Magic

Learn about the history of the Gelede Festival and how it honors the women of the community, the powerful Great Mothers and the ancestors of Yoruba society in Nigeria. We will design and build our own version of this very special mask tradition and discover the magic and story of these beautiful mask performances.

Admission includes young puppeteer and their female-identifying guest.

Time: 3pm-5pm

Jeff Domke
Associate Education Director
Jeff Domke
Jeff Domke (aka: Puppet Dude) has been a professional puppeteer, Teaching Artist, and puppet designer for over 25 years. He began his professional career as a puppeteer at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, FL, performing in a variety of shows and parades. He has since performed in internationally syndicated children’s’ television shows. Since 2001, Jeff has worked at the Center for Puppetry Arts. He has presented International Puppetry workshops at various festivals and events worldwide.

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