Intro to Puppetry and Beginning Stage Puppeteering
For the new year, Vox Fabuli is offering two easy ways to dip your toes into the wild, weird world of puppets:
*** Intro to Puppetry - $50 ***
January 25th from 1-3pm
In this fun, dynamic class, you'll learn the foundations of good stage puppetry - focus, physical commitment and basic puppet operation.You'll get hands-on time with professional puppets, plus a simple practice puppet to take home.
*** Beginning Stage Puppeteering - $200 ***
Jan 25 - Feb 15 (Sundays) 1-4pm
Expand your Intro to Puppetry experience into a full blown workshop.
Over the 4 weeks, students develop their grasp of puppeteering basics into solid skills as we explore the fundamentals of Muppet-style puppeteering in-depth through a combo of easy exercises, wicked challenges, and practical scene work.
both classes at Inscape Arts Building, Vox Fabuli Puppet Studio (Studio 230)
No puppet experience required.
Class recommended for ages 15 and up.
Please dress comfortably and be ready to move.
Class size limited to 8. Minimum enrollment: 3 students.
- Do I have to bring my own puppet?
No. There will be plenty o' puppets provided to play with. However, if you have your own arm and rod puppet friend, you are absolutely welcome to bring them to class with you.
- Will we be building puppets in this class?
- Do I have to be good at funny voices?
Nope. We'll be focusing on physical work in this class, so you can puppeteer using whatever voice is comfy (funny voice, normal voice, super serious voice, etc).
About your teacher:
"Rachel is a skilled professional who is also a fun and creative instructor." - Beth Peterson, Everett Community College
"Top-notch puppetry workshop." - Sam Longoria
Rachel Jackson's Vox Fabuli Puppets specializes in twisting the familiar into dark and humorous shapes. Rachel has been puppeteering on various Seattle stages since 2008, where her work has been called "mad and masterful" by The Seattle Times. The mind behind the hit "MANOS The Hands of Felt", she more recently brought her talented hands to "Team of Heroes: No More Heroes", "Whedonesque Burlesque" and "Audrey & Nelson: a puppet sex musical".
Portrait of Rachel Jackson with Puppet Joss Whedon by Jules Doyle
INSCAPE Arts Building (View)
815 Seattle Blvd South
Seattle, WA 98134
|Minimum Age: 15|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|