Digital Workshops for Educators | Ages 12-21+ | online

Puppetry as Theatre Art

Celebrate the magical intersection of puppetry and theatre! Puppets have been used to tell stories since theatre began and can be found in performance from stage to screen and everywhere in between. Puppetry celebrates all aspects of the theatre arts and is a “must-have” skill on every theatrical resume. Learn about puppets from all over the world, dive into fun actor-to-puppeteer exercises that celebrate the power of teamwork and ensemble, and have a blast in a puppet skills boot camp! 

Fee: $175 at your location or at the Center. $85 Online (live and interactive)

Capacity: Up to 25 students

Duration: 1 hour

Location Options: At your location w/ health & safety precautions and Online

Mileage: Mileage rates apply if at your location. Outside Metro Atlanta, travel and per diem /lodging rates apply.

CPA A Baumgartner
Education Director
Aretta Baumgartner
Aretta is a performer/teaching artist specializing in puppetry, mask, and movement. She’s been a professional puppeteer since 1992. Aretta oversees more than 50 distinct types of educational programming and outreach. She is an active performer, teacher and creator of new works for puppetry. As a testament to her leadership in the puppetry community, Aretta was recently elected President of the Puppeteers of America.

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We’re so glad you are considering a trip to Center for Puppetry Arts. The Center is open with programming Thursday-Sunday with our Ticket Sales Office open 7 days a week from 10 am-5 pm.