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Hand Puppetry Performance Taught by Sarah Nolen

Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline MA

May 03 - 31 2023
Hand Puppetry Performance Taught by Sarah Nolen

Learn fundamental hand puppetry performance techniques with resident artist Sarah Nolen in this five week class.

Hand puppetry, also known as glove puppetry, is one of the oldest theatrical traditions in the world. From the rich traditions of Taiwanese Bu Dai Xi to the riotous dramas of Punch and Judy, humans have a long history of telling stories through our hands.

In this fun five-week class, students will learn fundamental hand puppetry techniques, and create and share solo scenes from behind a puppet stage. Each student will create one short “hand ballet,” using gestural pantomime to explore ... view more »


Registration is $325; sliding scale $250 & $350 and is available on our website, over the phone, or at our Box Office.

Advance reservations are required.

Contact: (617) 731-6400 ext 101


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Puppet Showplace Theater

32 Station Street , Brookline, MA 02445

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Info regarding how this event is being affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.:

Masks are encouraged.

COVID-19 Phased Reopening Details

Face Masks Required: No
Social Distancing: No
Limited Capacity: Yes
Reservations Required: Yes
Proof of Vaccination Required: No

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