Puppeteering Workshop Theater & Media Arts


Puppeteering Workshop

Type: Workshop
Art Form: Theater & Media Arts
Grade Level: 3-12
Scheduling Request

Participants will experience firsthand what it is like to work a professional-quality marionette which has been balanced and tuned like a fine instrument. Students will begin with simply manipulation, such as turning the puppet’s head or raising its hand, and then progress to compound movements, such as sitting or walking. Master puppeteers will demonstrate some of the tips and tricks they have learned in over thirty years of experience in the field of puppetry.

Program available in person.

Length: 45 Minutes
Participant Limit: 25
Curriculum Connection: Puppetry, Performing, Connecting

Minimum of 2 workshops per day

2 Workshops: $500 
Additional or Post Performance Workshops: $200
Travel: $110 per day
Pricing may vary for weekends/out-of-school time
Processing Fee of $30 added to all contracts

Minimum of 2 workshops per day



  • A teacher in the room to support artist and address student needs

Workshop Space:

  • A cleared, classroom-sized space (approximately 25’ x 25’), large enough to accommodate up to 25 participants working marionettes at floor-level. The workshop space MAY be on upper or basement levels.

Time needed to set up for the workshop: 15 minutes.

Time needed to pack up: 15 minutes

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