Combined National Day of Puppetry and World Day of Puppetry on March 21, 2015

The Puppeteers of Puget Sound, a guild of the Puppeteers of America, invite you to see and support the work of PUPPETRY ARTISTS on the combined National Day of Puppetry and World Day of Puppetry on March 21, 2015. Celebrate Art and Culture through Puppetry! SEE A PUPPET THEATRE PRODUCTION Northwest Puppet Center: 9123 15thContinue reading “Combined National Day of Puppetry and World Day of Puppetry on March 21, 2015”

Puppetry Around Puget Sound in 2014-15 and Puppet Mural Revealed

A call to puppeteers! Find out what is happening in puppetry around Puget Sound in 2014-2015, see and hear about artist Dan Cautrell’s 16’ puppet mural donated by Rob D’Arc, and see a performance of “Senor El Gato (Mr. Cat)” by Jenelle Weidlich. The event is sponsored by the Puppeteers of Puget Sound and willContinue reading “Puppetry Around Puget Sound in 2014-15 and Puppet Mural Revealed”

Fussy Cloud Puppet Slam Spring Submissions

It’s Spring! Time yet again for another volume of the Fussy Cloud Puppet Slam! We’re very excited to announce that our 8th slam will be presented at Theatre Puget Sound’s Theatre4. Fussy Cloud aims to provide Seattle with quality adult puppetry performances and support the growth and exploration of both new and seasoned puppeteers. EachContinue reading “Fussy Cloud Puppet Slam Spring Submissions”

Shadow Woman: The Extraordinary Career of Pauline Benton

Shadow Woman: The Extraordinary Career of Pauline Benton by Grant Hayter-Menzies The remarkable career of the American woman who became the world’s first female master of Chinese shadow theatre. The author will be launching the book on November 9, 2013 at the Seattle Asian Art Museum. Kansas-born Pauline Benton (1898-1974) was encouraged by her father,Continue reading “Shadow Woman: The Extraordinary Career of Pauline Benton”

Strawberry Theatre Workshop is seeking short puppet performances

THE DOUGLAS PAASCH PUPPET PLAYHOUSE October 3-­‐6, 2013 Seattle Request for Proposals Strawberry Theatre Workshop is seeking short puppet performances for the inaugural The Douglas Paasch Puppet Playhouse, performing at the Lee Center at Seattle University, October 3-­‐6. This is a professional opportunity to exhibit the finest contemporary work in puppetry arts, and a tributeContinue reading “Strawberry Theatre Workshop is seeking short puppet performances”

The passing of Jim Hawkins

Jim was the person who sparked a love of the puppetry for many people in this region. We regret to inform you of his passing. Central Washington University Announcement: Friends and former students will be saddened to learn of the passing of former CWU Theatre Arts professor A. James Hawkins. Jim fought a valiant fightContinue reading “The passing of Jim Hawkins”

CastIron Carousel’s H.P. Lovecraft-influenced Marionette Play seeks funding

The CastIron Carousel seeks funding to stage an H.P. Lovecraft-influenced marionette play entitled The Doom That Came to Fiddle Creak in Portland, Oregon in the fall of 2013 with hopes of taking the show on tour to Seattle, Tacoma and other cities in the region. The Doom That Came to Fiddle Creak is an originalContinue reading “CastIron Carousel’s H.P. Lovecraft-influenced Marionette Play seeks funding”