Monthly Archives: June 2017
Here is a message From Guild President Dustin Curtis:
My fellow guild members and puppeteers,
I am pleased to announce that the scholarship committee has authorized a stipend of $250 towards attending next month’s National Puppetry Festival in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Please see the attached guidelines at bottom of post. Also note that the applications are due by 5pm Monday, June 19th.
Sending you best wishes!
Annett Mateo, Pacific Northwest Regional Director, is pleased to announce two recipients of the $400 scholarships to the Puppeteers of America National Festival.
The two receipts are Zane Exactly of Seattle, Washington and Matthew Stowers of Portland, Oregon. CONGRATULATIONS to you both!
Zane Exactly is a visual artist, puppeteer, and theatre artist with a BFA in sculpture. He is a puppeteer and puppet/scenic caretaker for Thistle Theatre and performs, designs and builds for theatres around Seattle.
Matthew Stowers has been a puppeteer and fabricator for 3 years. Before that, he studied music, classical theater, and dance with an emphasis on opera in the Portland area.