Thursday Thinking Panel
IFAO P A N E L
Does puppet theatre help us understand our world? Artists Alice Nelson, Alain Moreau, Kenn McLeod & Chrystene Ells answer how a puppet, with a brain of fluff or wood, plays a role in sociology, psychology, and other 'ologies'. Moderated by Wendy Passmore
(Light lunch provided.)
Hailing from Regina, Kenn McLeod is a performer, director, and educator, always on the lookout for new ways to expand his theatrical repertoire.
Light Lunch will be provided.
Hailing from Regina, Kenn McLeod is a performer, director, and educator, always on the lookout for new ways to expand his theatrical repertoire. See his short film The War Effort, a true story about two young friends who attempt their own brand of war profiteering in the summer of 1943.
ALICE NELSON (Calgary)
Alice is an actor, playwright, director, theatre educator, puppeteer, improviser, mask maker, clown, and founder of Organized Crime Productions. Alice holds an MFA in Ensemble Created Theatre from Dell'Arte Physical Theatre School in California, and works with the renowned Loose Moose Theatre and WP Puppet Theatre. As a volunteer with Clowns Without Borders Alice has been on four expeditions to South Africa since 2006, performing and teaching clown to children and communities whose lives have been affected by HIV/ AIDS.
Catch Kenn & Chrystene's films in the scenting of "Prairie Puppet Underground & The River" at Theatre Junction Grand.
Catch Alice Nelson in "Ms. Sugarcoat", tickets available on Brownpapertickets.
Catch Alain Moreau in "In the Workshop" and "Polystyrene Workshop" tickets available on Brownpapertickets.
Catch WP Puppet theatre's Pigs in a Canoe, tickets available through Eventbrite.
Part of the International Festival of Animated Objects, a 9-day celebration of masks, puppetry, and all things animated, happening March 7-15, 2015 in Calgary. Check out the entire lineup at animatedobjects.ca. Call 403-266-1503 for more information.
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