FANTASYSCAPES: CREATING RICH ENVIRONMENTS TO ENHANCE STORYTELLING
A FESTIVAL OF ANIMATED OBJECTS – WP PUPPET THEATRE PARTNERSHIP
BOW VALLEY COLLEGE NORTH CAMPUS, ROOM N534
SATURDAY MARCH 16, 2019 – 1:00PM – 3:30 PM
Instructors: Pat Tarr, Sayward Wilkinson, Wendy Passmore-Godfrey
Using natural and found materials together with low- and high-tech light sources, participants will have fun exploring and creating collaborative micro-stories. Based on our experiences in ateliers (studios) in Loris Malaguzzi International Centre on study tours to Reggio Emilia, Italy our goal is to encourage educators to use technology in rich and meaningful
Wendy Passmore –Godfrey, BFA, founded WP Puppet Theatre Society in 1991, and is full-time Artistic/Executive Director and principal performer.
Pat Tarr‘s research and publications have focused on the possibilities of the Reggio philosophy for North American art and early childhood educators, particularly in classroom environments and pedagogical documentation.
Sayward Wilkinson Blanc, BFA, B.Ed is the founding educator for the Children’s Commons Ecological Society’s Nature Kindergarten; a journey that started with the Common Digs Forest School in 2014. She has been teaching for 13 years with a focus on early childhood and art education.