School Break Camp: Puppet Party

$350 usd
Mon Feb 18, 9:30 AM - Fri Feb 22, 3:00 PM (EST)
Kite's Nest, 108 S Front Street, Hudson, NY, United States  

From sock puppets to giant puppets: building characters, telling stories, and performing arts

In this week-long camp, we’ll explore the creative world of puppetry. We’ll start small: trying our hand at telling stories with our own sock puppets, shadow puppets, cone puppets, rod puppets and marionettes. We’ll design and construct our own characters, working with a range of materials and found objects to bring them to life, and building sets, props, and mini-installations. We’ll also dive into the art of storytelling: learning to tell stories through plays and scriptwriting, playing acting and improv games, practicing with sound effects and voice-acting, and creating our own spectacles and original performances. Over the course of the week our projects will grow in size, as we design and construct giant puppets and masks that we can wear and parade through the city.

Class fee: $350
Sliding-scale and full scholarships are available. Please request a tuition assistance application to determine your scholarship amount. Families who live in public or income-based housing automatically qualify for scholarships.
Email hello@kitesnest.org or call 518-945-8445 to request an application or for any questions regarding registration.

Kite's Nest, 108 S Front Street, Hudson, NY, United States
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