Workshops and Consulting
Storytelling for puppeteers - Add another dimension to your puppet show -- the storyteller! - How to use storytelling techniques in a puppet show
Mime for puppeteers - How to avoid "talking head" syndrome; say it with action. Translating mime techniques from the body to the puppet body.
Puppet construction - variety of topics includes: hand puppets, rod puppets, shadow puppets, working with foam, and doll-making techniques for puppetry.
Consulting - puppet design and construction, set design and construction and script writing
Audience participation in storytelling - The elements of interactivity designed for younger audiences. How to catch and engage the young mind using multiple intelligences; kinesthetic, musical, spatial and linguist.
Mime for storytelling - How to use the body to convey environment, atmosphere, objects, essence, and emotions
Who is this character? - How to develop a living, breathing character with a past, a future, a voice and a way of moving. Bring a story or character you are interested in developing.
For Young People:
Beginning storytelling - Through positive reinforcement, young people are guided through: story selection, storyboarding-image development, how to tell in their own words, fun rehearsal techniques and story sharing.
Beginning mime - Freeing and guiding the young body to be theatrically expressive
Beginning puppetry - Young people learn the two most important parts to puppetry; Construction with the making of a rod, hand or shadow puppet, and Performance with movement and character development