Marshall Campbell

Dear puppeteers and friends of NW puppetry: It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of Marshall Campbell, long time member of the Guilds and active supporter of puppetry in the Seattle area and in Palm Springs. Marshall had great theatrical and creative talents and was active in many entertainment venues. I becameContinue reading “Marshall Campbell”

Masterpieces exhibit from Valentinetti Puppet Museum

I would love to take this opportunity to invite all of the Puppeteers of Puget Sound members and their families and friends to come to Bremerton to see our newly installed exhibit “Masterpieces from the Collection.” If you have never visited the Valentinetti Puppet Museum in Bremerton, you are in for a treat. Currently theContinue reading “Masterpieces exhibit from Valentinetti Puppet Museum”

New Acquisitions at Aurora Valentinetti Puppet Museum

Stanley Hess would like to invite you all to come to Bremerton and visit the Aurora Valentinetti Puppet Museum. “I am in the process of installing our 2011 New Acquisitions exhibit, highlighting a selection of our latest gifts to the Museum in the past year.  Highlights include a wonderful selection of Indonesian wayang golek andkayu puppets, two wonderful marionettes by earlyContinue reading “New Acquisitions at Aurora Valentinetti Puppet Museum”

Aurora Valentinetti turns 90 this year!

Aurora Valentinetti, teacher, puppet creator and performer for 50 years in the NW and the USA, will be turning 90. A party is being planned in her honor for September and details will be available soon.  The party will coincide with the new season opening of Evergreen Children’s Theatre and the Aurora Valentinetti Puppet Museum. Continue reading “Aurora Valentinetti turns 90 this year!”

Thistle Theatre and friends donate to Japanese disaster relief

Thistle Theatre sent a donation of $1063.11 to Mercy Corps Japanese disaster relief. Thistle Theatre donated 25% of ticket sales and all donations collected at Momotaro (Peach Boy) in their fundraiser weekend of March 25- 27, 2011 at the Sunset Hill Community Club in Ballard. Thistle Theatre used Bunraku-style puppets and origami puppets to tellContinue reading “Thistle Theatre and friends donate to Japanese disaster relief”