Puppetry 101

Learn about the art form of puppetry, live or prerecorded!

The puppeteer talks about puppetry as an art form and as a career. She demonstrates five main types of puppetry (Hand, Rod, Shadow, Marionette and Body) and shares short clips from puppet shows.

TA.RE.2 Critique various aspects of theatre and other media.

TA.CN.1 Explore how theatre connects to life experience, careers, and other content.

30-45 minutes. Maximum audience: 75 for preschool, 150 for elementary. Space needed 6’x6’. Set-up: 30 minutes.