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TICKETED SHOWS

THUR MAR 16
THE UNLIKELY BIRTH OF ISTVAN
7:30 - 8:30 PM (RUNS UNTIL MARCH 26)
THE UNLIKELY BIRTH OF ISTVAN
7:30 - 8:30 PM (RUNS UNTIL MARCH 26)

Back in the apocalyptic winter of 1999, a ragtag gaggle of peculiar people gathered on a ranch in southern Alberta and called themselves the Old Trout Puppet Workshop. After months of monkish isolation, they managed to distill the fundamental truths of the cosmos into a concise theorem: a metaphysical Punch and Judy show for adults, explaining birth, death, and everything in between. They premiered the show in the old bunkhouse to an audience of bewildered cowboys and Hutterites, and the rest is history… minor history, yes, but history nonetheless, for the Old Trouts have since gone on to tour the world with their work, and The Unlikely Birth of Istvan – specially remounted this year for the Festival of Animated Objects – is the show that started it all.

Warning: this show contains puppet nudity and is recommended for ages 18+.

*Please note that there will be a limited number of Pay-What-You-Can tickets available at the door for the March 15 preview performance..

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FRI MAR 17
LOON
8:00 - 8:45 PM
LOON
8:00 - 8:45 PM

A man. The moon. A most peculiar love story.

Experience a love story that whisks a man to the moon and back. Donning their signature oversized masks and propelled by questions of amorous proportions, the WONDERHEADS step into the life of a lonely man and look for love. Francis, who is plagued by isolation and tickled by whispers of childhood imagination, has hit rock bottom and discovers that he has nowhere to go but up. And up. And up! But will plucking the moon from the sky bring him the love he is searching for?

Age 10+

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THE UNLIKELY BIRTH OF ISTVAN
7:30 - 8:30 PM (RUNS UNTIL MARCH 26)
THE UNLIKELY BIRTH OF ISTVAN
7:30 - 8:30 PM (RUNS UNTIL MARCH 26)

Back in the apocalyptic winter of 1999, a ragtag gaggle of peculiar people gathered on a ranch in southern Alberta and called themselves the Old Trout Puppet Workshop. After months of monkish isolation, they managed to distill the fundamental truths of the cosmos into a concise theorem: a metaphysical Punch and Judy show for adults, explaining birth, death, and everything in between. They premiered the show in the old bunkhouse to an audience of bewildered cowboys and Hutterites, and the rest is history… minor history, yes, but history nonetheless, for the Old Trouts have since gone on to tour the world with their work, and The Unlikely Birth of Istvan – specially remounted this year for the Festival of Animated Objects – is the show that started it all.

Warning: this show contains puppet nudity and is recommended for ages 18+

*Please note that there will be a limited number of Pay-What-You-Can tickets available at the door for the March 15 preview performance.

BUY TICKETS

DOLLY WIGGLER CABARET
9:30 - 11:30 PM
DOLLY WIGGLER CABARET
9:30 - 11:30 PM

Fast, fun, furious puppetry!

Book your tickets early! An extremely popular night of short form puppetry for adult audiences, you’ll see the best of the fest and new raw material. The Legion stage will be packed with edgy, hilarious and unforgettable performances that will be burned into your memory. Featuring a variety of festival artists, The Dolly Wiggler Cabaret is not to be missed.

The Cabaret Compère Anne Lalancette is a professional puppeteer for film and TV. She has performed with Théâtre de l'Oeil and in The Grandstand show of the Calgary Stampede. For the past 3 years, she was co-directing the OUF! Festival Off Casteliers in Montreal. She is also a requent collaborator, builder and performer with The Old Trout Puppet Workshop.

Licensed Event: Ages 18+ Only

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TIMMY, TOMMY AND THE HAUNTED HOTEL
7:00 - 8:00 PM
TIMMY, TOMMY AND THE HAUNTED HOTEL
7:00 - 8:00 PM

When sisters Timmy and Tommy get trapped inside the old Barrington Hotel, they’ll have to work alongside the ghostly inhabitants if they ever want to make it out alive—or home in time for dinner. Using original music, humour, and puppetry, Timmy, Tommy, and the Haunted Hotel is a black comedy about death, change, and a couple of ordinary kids.

Ages 14+

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SAT MAR 18
ANIMOVIES
1:00 - 2:00 PM
ANIMOVIES
1:00 - 2:00 PM

Explore the mad world of curious, dark, intriguing, and hi-larious puppet and stop-motion films from around the world. Mature themes.

Featuring: Blue (Kristina Troske), The Owl & the Lemming (Roselynn Akulukjuk), Knit in Motion (Maureen Hilton), The Date (Svet Doytchinov), The Itching (Dianne Bellino), I Could Eat a Horse (Jake Hovell), Artemis (Heather Free-man), Haiku 9: TRADE (Lyle Pisio), Skateboarding Pants (Colton Willier), Lilly’s Big Day, Lilly Gets a Pet, Lilly Hits the Road (The Bum Family)..

Xstine Cook is a self-taught award-winning filmmaker. She also leads Calgary Animated Objects Society’s artist-in-residence programs, which include Identity Mask Making and Storytelling through Media Art.

ANIMOVIES is part of Emmedia Production Society’s Home-grown Curator Series..

Age 14+.

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HANDMADE PUPPET DREAMS (FAMILY)
2:30 - 3:30 PM
HANDMADE PUPPET DREAMS (FAMILY)
2:30 - 3:30 PM

Back by popular demand! A collection of family-friendly short films featuring live action puppets, handpicked by Heather Henson.

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THE UNLIKELY BIRTH OF ISTVAN
2:00 - 3:00 PM (RUNS UNTIL MARCH 26)
THE UNLIKELY BIRTH OF ISTVAN
2:00 - 3:00 PM (RUNS UNTIL MARCH 26)

Back in the apocalyptic winter of 1999, a ragtag gaggle of peculiar people gathered on a ranch in southern Alberta and called themselves the Old Trout Puppet Workshop. After months of monkish isolation, they managed to distill the fundamental truths of the cosmos into a concise theorem: a metaphysical Punch and Judy show for adults, explaining birth, death, and everything in between. They premiered the show in the old bunkhouse to an audience of bewildered cowboys and Hutterites, and the rest is history… minor history, yes, but history nonetheless, for the Old Trouts have since gone on to tour the world with their work, and The Unlikely Birth of Istvan – specially remounted this year for the Festival of Animated Objects – is the show that started it all.

Warning: this show contains puppet nudity and is recommended for ages 18+

*Please note that there will be a limited number of Pay-What-You-Can tickets available at the door for the March 15 preview performance.

BUY TICKETS

BROKEN SUGAR BOWL
7:00 - 7:45 PM
BROKEN SUGAR BOWL
7:00 - 7:45 PM

The Long Grass Studio and Workshop pulled together a dream team of puppet artists and performers to bring you this delightful, multimedia adult puppet play. Three poems are woven together to create a story of “Old Woman” through the symbolic and iconic lens of puppetry.

The inspiration for this forty-minute play comes from award-winning Canadian poet, Mildred Tremblay. Tremblay was an exceptional woman whose writing is both timeless and timely. She lived through years of dramatic social change for women, recording it with wit and spice, addressing women’s issues and experiences that are still urgently relevant today. Her poems have big, bold feminist themes, softened with curves of humour.

Ages 14+

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THE UMBRELLA (ENGLISH)
3:30 - 4:10 PM
THE UMBRELLA (ENGLISH)
3:30 - 4:10 PM

The Umbrella tells the inspiring story of the relationship between an umbrella to its owner. Through this exquisite narrative of love, loyalty and devotion, we discover that even imperfect, a person remains worthy of being loved. During a storm, our heroes suffer damage, but love triumphs!

The show is an adaptation of the book written and illustrated by Judd Palmer, nominated in 2012 for the Governor General’s Literary Award for Children’s Literature.

All Ages

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TIMMY, TOMMY AND THE HAUNTED HOTEL
3:00 - 4:00 PM
TIMMY, TOMMY AND THE HAUNTED HOTEL
3:00 - 4:00 PM

When sisters Timmy and Tommy get trapped inside the old Barrington Hotel, they’ll have to work alongside the ghostly inhabitants if they ever want to make it out alive—or home in time for dinner. Using original music, humour, and puppetry, Timmy, Tommy, and the Haunted Hotel is a black comedy about death, change, and a couple of ordinary kids.

Ages 14+

BUY TICKETS

THE UNLIKELY BIRTH OF ISTVAN
7:30 - 8:30 PM (RUNS UNTIL MARCH 26)
THE UNLIKELY BIRTH OF ISTVAN
7:30 - 8:30 PM (RUNS UNTIL MARCH 26)

Back in the apocalyptic winter of 1999, a ragtag gaggle of peculiar people gathered on a ranch in southern Alberta and called themselves the Old Trout Puppet Workshop. After months of monkish isolation, they managed to distill the fundamental truths of the cosmos into a concise theorem: a metaphysical Punch and Judy show for adults, explaining birth, death, and everything in between. They premiered the show in the old bunkhouse to an audience of bewildered cowboys and Hutterites, and the rest is history… minor history, yes, but history nonetheless, for the Old Trouts have since gone on to tour the world with their work, and The Unlikely Birth of Istvan – specially remounted this year for the Festival of Animated Objects – is the show that started it all.

Warning: this show contains puppet nudity and is recommended for ages 18+

*Please note that there will be a limited number of Pay-What-You-Can tickets available at the door for the March 15 preview performance.

BUY TICKETS

DOLLY WIGGLER CABARET
9:30 - 11:30 PM
DOLLY WIGGLER CABARET
9:30 - 11:30 PM

Fast, fun, furious puppetry!

Book your tickets early! An extremely popular night of short form puppetry for adult audiences, you’ll see the best of the fest and new raw material. The Legion stage will be packed with edgy, hilarious and unforgettable performances that will be burned into your memory. Featuring a variety of festival artists, The Dolly Wiggler Cabaret is not to be missed.

The Cabaret Compère Anne Lalancette is a professional puppeteer for film and TV. She has performed with Théâtre de l'Oeil and in The Grandstand show of the Calgary Stampede. For the past 3 years, she was co-directing the OUF! Festival Off Casteliers in Montreal. She is also a requent collaborator, builder and performer with The Old Trout Puppet Workshop.

Licensed Event: Ages 18+ Only

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U OF C SHOWCASE
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
U OF C SHOWCASE
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

A workshop presentation of new and experimental puppet and mask exploration—deconstructing our expected and experienced notion of what puppetry is and revealing what is possible when the mind is unfettered from restraint. See what the next generation of artists is up to.

Ages 14+

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THE UMBRELLA (FRENCH)
1:00 - 1:40 PM
THE UMBRELLA (FRENCH)
1:00 - 1:40 PM

Le Parapluie raconte l’histoire édifiante de la relation qui unit un parapluie à son propriétaire. À travers ce récit exquis d’amour, de loyauté et de dévotion, nous découvrons que même en difficulté, imparfaite, voire brisée, une personne demeure estimable et digne d’être aimée. Lors d’une tempête, nos héros subissent des dommages, mais l’amour triomphe!

Le spectacle est une adaptation du livre écrit et illustré par Judd Palmer, nominé en 2012 pour le Prix littéraire du Gouverneur général – littérature jeunesse.

All Ages

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HANDMADE PUPPET DREAMS VOL VII
4:00 - 5:30 PM
HANDMADE PUPPET DREAMS VOL VII
4:00 - 5:30 PM

A dark and intriguing collection of shorts featuring marionettes, and live action puppets. Curated by Heather Henson (USA), Handmade Puppet Dreams produces DIY puppet films focusing on real-time puppetry performed specifically for the camera.

AGE 14+

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LOON
8:00 - 8:45 PM
LOON
8:00 - 8:45 PM

A man. The moon. A most peculiar love story.

Experience a love story that whisks a man to the moon and back. Donning their signature oversized masks and propelled by questions of amorous proportions, the WONDERHEADS step into the life of a lonely man and look for love. Francis, who is plagued by isolation and tickled by whispers of childhood imagination, has hit rock bottom and discovers that he has nowhere to go but up. And up. And up! But will plucking the moon from the sky bring him the love he is searching for?

Age 10+

BUY TICKETS

PUPPET POP-UP WORKSHOP
12:00 - 5:00 PM
PUPPET POP-UP WORKSHOP
12:00 - 5:00 PM

We invite the young and the young at heart to try your hand at making your own puppet. Cut, fold, colour and glue, it’s that easy! Drop by the Arts Learning Centre on the main floor of Arts Commons to learn fun paper sculpture techniques and make your own feathered friend puppet. Celebrate real or imaginary birds that can sing, squawk or flap their wings. Great for ages 4 and up. Materials and tools supplied.

AGE 4+

FREE - LEARN MORE

SUN MAR 19
U OF C SHOWCASE
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
U OF C SHOWCASE
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

A workshop presentation of new and experimental puppet and mask exploration—deconstructing our expected and experienced notion of what puppetry is and revealing what is possible when the mind is unfettered from restraint. See what the next generation of artists is up to.

Ages 14+

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A PERTURBED PALETTE OF PICKLED PICKINGS
12:30 - 12:50 PM
A PERTURBED PALETTE OF PICKLED PICKINGS
12:30 - 12:50 PM

A guest undertakes a surreal exploration of the challenges and rewards of connection and being alone, when a dining experience takes a turn for the strange.

All Ages

PAY WHAT YOU CAN

BROKEN SUGAR BOWL
3:30 - 415 PM
BROKEN SUGAR BOWL
3:30 - 415 PM

The Long Grass Studio and Workshop pulled together a dream team of puppet artists and performers to bring you this delightful, multimedia adult puppet play. Three poems are woven together to create a story of “Old Woman” through the symbolic and iconic lens of puppetry.

The inspiration for this forty-minute play comes from award-winning Canadian poet, Mildred Tremblay. Tremblay was an exceptional woman whose writing is both timeless and timely. She lived through years of dramatic social change for women, recording it with wit and spice, addressing women’s issues and experiences that are still urgently relevant today. Her poems have big, bold feminist themes, softened with curves of humour.

Ages 14+

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RED LEATHER YELLOW LEATHER
4:30 - 5:30 PM
RED LEATHER YELLOW LEATHER
4:30 - 5:30 PM

Amidst contemporary cultural confusions, two champions arise. Watch as two clowns – Stan Lee, a second-generation Chinese Canadian, and Neech, his Metis-Cree cultural counterpart – take back their traditions in a battle against… a homogeneous Canadian Identity!

Does it fulfill cultural diversity quotas? Yes. Is it racist? Maybe. Is it funny? Probably, who knows? Only one way to find out.

Red Leather Yellow Leather is a developing clown duo show that debuted in the 2015 Edmonton International Fringe Festival. It has since been workshopped at the Mile Zero Dirt Buffet Cabaret #8 and the 2017 Rubaboo Aboriginal Arts Festival.

Ages 14+

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FREE SHOWS AND WORKSHOPS

THUR MAR 16
FACE OFF & LEIGHTON RELIQUARY
10:00 - 4:00 PM (RUNS UNTIL APRIL 29)
FACE OFF & LEIGHTON RELIQUARY
10:00 - 4:00 PM (RUNS UNTIL APRIL 29)

LEIGHTON RELIQUARY

Over the past 40 years, the Leighton Art Centre has lured many of Alberta’s greatest creators into its domain. Whether to inspire through breathtaking views or to provide space to ply their creative efforts, the LAC has long been a hub for creative minds, but also a hoarder of creative energy and objects. This cache has now been unearthed.

On display are the curious artefacts of the LAC, accompanied by a graphic novel to present both the true and imagined history of this amazing historic resource. Leighton Reliquary will ignite your imagination and may just keep some of it for itself.

Created in partnership with the Canadian Academy of Mask and Puppetry, the Leighton Art Centre, and The Rosza Foundation

FACE OFF

Discover how wild and varied Canadian identity can be in this remarkable collection of handmade three-dimensional masks. Xstine Cook, the artists of CAOS, and over 300 participants from Sunalta School undertook an immersive process of introspection, family memory collection, and mask making in celebration of Canada’s 150th.

Xstine Cook studied mask making in Bali, Italy, France, and the West Coast of Canada. A graduate of Dell’Arte Theatre School in California, Xstine is the founder of CAOS, the Festival of Animated Objects, and Green Fools Theatre.

Calgary Animated Objects Society (CAOS) is dedicated to the art of mask and puppetry, and is the founding organization of the Festival of Animated Objects.

Sunalta School enjoyed making masks to explore “How does our history impact who we are now?”

TICKETS BY DONATION

FACE OFF DISPLAY
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
FACE OFF DISPLAY
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Discover how wild and varied Canadian identity can be in this remarkable collection of handmade three-dimensional masks. Xstine Cook, the artists of CAOS, and over 300 participants from Sunalta School undertook an immersive process of introspection, family memory collection, and mask making in celebration of Canada’s 150th.

DUNG THE ROAD
7:00 - 7:30 PM (LOBBY PRE-SHOW)
DUNG THE ROAD
7:00 - 7:30 PM (LOBBY PRE-SHOW)

Snare and stallion, banjo and leather boots. Dung the Road is a collection of scurrilous tales, presented in three separate shows. A dusty romance, some breathtaking tumbles, and a Spaghetti Western for whom the sauce would have turned a little. A threesome with the best country spices! Free with ticket to The Unlikely Birth of Istvan

LEARN MORE

FRI MAR 17
FACE OFF & LEIGHTON RELIQUARY
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (RUNS UNTIL APRIL 29)
FACE OFF & LEIGHTON RELIQUARY
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (RUNS UNTIL APRIL 29)

LEIGHTON RELIQUARY

Over the past 40 years, the Leighton Art Centre has lured many of Alberta’s greatest creators into its domain. Whether to inspire through breathtaking views or to provide space to ply their creative efforts, the LAC has long been a hub for creative minds, but also a hoarder of creative energy and objects. This cache has now been unearthed.

On display are the curious artefacts of the LAC, accompanied by a graphic novel to present both the true and imagined history of this amazing historic resource. Leighton Reliquary will ignite your imagination and may just keep some of it for itself.

Created in partnership with the Canadian Academy of Mask and Puppetry, the Leighton Art Centre, and The Rosza Foundation

FACE OFF

Discover how wild and varied Canadian identity can be in this remarkable collection of handmade three-dimensional masks. Xstine Cook, the artists of CAOS, and over 300 participants from Sunalta School undertook an immersive process of introspection, family memory collection, and mask making in celebration of Canada’s 150th.

Xstine Cook studied mask making in Bali, Italy, France, and the West Coast of Canada. A graduate of Dell’Arte Theatre School in California, Xstine is the founder of CAOS, the Festival of Animated Objects, and Green Fools Theatre.

Calgary Animated Objects Society (CAOS) is dedicated to the art of mask and puppetry, and is the founding organization of the Festival of Animated Objects.

Sunalta School enjoyed making masks to explore “How does our history impact who we are now?”

TICKETS BY DONATION

FACE OFF DISPLAY
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
FACE OFF DISPLAY
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Discover how wild and varied Canadian identity can be in this remarkable collection of handmade three-dimensional masks. Xstine Cook, the artists of CAOS, and over 300 participants from Sunalta School undertook an immersive process of introspection, family memory collection, and mask making in celebration of Canada’s 150th.

MINI THEATRE ARCADE
6:00 - 7:00 PM
MINI THEATRE ARCADE
6:00 - 7:00 PM

DUNG THE ROAD
6:50 -7:20 PM (LOBBY PRE-SHOW)
DUNG THE ROAD
6:50 -7:20 PM (LOBBY PRE-SHOW)

Snare and stallion, banjo and leather boots. Dung the Road is a collection of scurrilous tales, presented in three separate shows. A dusty romance, some breathtaking tumbles, and a Spaghetti Western for whom the sauce would have turned a little. A threesome with the best country spices! Free with ticket to The Unlikely Birth of Istvan

LEARN MORE

SOMNAMBULIST PUPPET SIDESHOW
7:00 - 8:00 PM
SOMNAMBULIST PUPPET SIDESHOW
7:00 - 8:00 PM

Straight from Regina, Saskatchewan’s Prairie Puppet Underground brings you an assortment of dark and mysterious puppet sideshow attractions, from a Fortune Teller and What-Is-Its to Small Animal Acts and Peep Shows!

LEARN MORE

SOMNAMBULIST PUPPET SIDESHOW
8:30 -9:30 PM
SOMNAMBULIST PUPPET SIDESHOW
8:30 -9:30 PM

Straight from Regina, Saskatchewan’s Prairie Puppet Underground brings you an assortment of dark and mysterious puppet sideshow attractions, from a Fortune Teller and What-Is-Its to Small Animal Acts and Peep Shows! The Somnambulist Puppet Sideshow is bound to fill you with wonder and delight!

LEARN MORE

SAT MAR 18
FACE OFF & LEIGHTON RELIQUARY
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (RUNS UNTIL APRIL 29)
FACE OFF & LEIGHTON RELIQUARY
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (RUNS UNTIL APRIL 29)

LEIGHTON RELIQUARY

Over the past 40 years, the Leighton Art Centre has lured many of Alberta’s greatest creators into its domain. Whether to inspire through breathtaking views or to provide space to ply their creative efforts, the LAC has long been a hub for creative minds, but also a hoarder of creative energy and objects. This cache has now been unearthed.

On display are the curious artefacts of the LAC, accompanied by a graphic novel to present both the true and imagined history of this amazing historic resource. Leighton Reliquary will ignite your imagination and may just keep some of it for itself.

Created in partnership with the Canadian Academy of Mask and Puppetry, the Leighton Art Centre, and The Rosza Foundation

FACE OFF

Discover how wild and varied Canadian identity can be in this remarkable collection of handmade three-dimensional masks. Xstine Cook, the artists of CAOS, and over 300 participants from Sunalta School undertook an immersive process of introspection, family memory collection, and mask making in celebration of Canada’s 150th.

Xstine Cook studied mask making in Bali, Italy, France, and the West Coast of Canada. A graduate of Dell’Arte Theatre School in California, Xstine is the founder of CAOS, the Festival of Animated Objects, and Green Fools Theatre.

Calgary Animated Objects Society (CAOS) is dedicated to the art of mask and puppetry, and is the founding organization of the Festival of Animated Objects.

Sunalta School enjoyed making masks to explore “How does our history impact who we are now?”

TICKETS BY DONATION

PUPPETS BUILD BRIDGES WITH DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING COMMUNITY
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
PUPPETS BUILD BRIDGES WITH DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING COMMUNITY
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

In a four-part, 90-minute event, first Chrystene Ells and Berny Hi share their experiences of working with Deaf youth and members of the Regina Deaf community to create Deaf Crows, a beautiful theatre production using puppets, mask, ASL and mime.

As Hearing artists entering the Deaf space, Ells and Hi will also share their understanding, from a Hearing perspective, of Deaf culture and communication, as well as introduce Audism Awareness, to help bridge the Hearing-Deaf gap.

Second will be a brief panel discussion mediated by Prairie Puppet Underground’s Sylvia Ziemann on further ways for Arts to bridge the Hearing and Deaf worlds.

Third, audience members (whether Deaf, Hard of Hearing or Hearing) will have a chance to collaborate on projects focusing on communicating using the body through ASL, ASL Poetry, Mime, Gesture, and Object Manipulation Puppetry through some fun Creative Activities led by Berny, Sylvia and Chrystene.

Fourth, the event will end with a quick showcase of the creative discoveries made during the Activity, and audience feedback.

*Open for all Hearing and DHH participants – an DHH interpreter will be present

FREE

Register in advance

CREATING NEWSPAPER MARIONETTES WORKSHOP
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
CREATING NEWSPAPER MARIONETTES WORKSHOP
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

What can you do with piles of newspaper, spools of string and rolls of masking tape? Make a puppet of course! Believing that limitations are the source of ingenuity Ali will coach how to make something wonderful from old news. The workshop will finish with some quick manipulation tips and a bit of pulling strings with your new puppet friend.

* Open for makers age 10 and up. All supplies included

$15 REGISTER ONLINE

PUPPET POP-UP WORKSHOP
12:00 - 5:00 PM
PUPPET POP-UP WORKSHOP
12:00 - 5:00 PM

We invite the young and the young at heart to try your hand at making your own puppet. Cut, fold, colour and glue, it’s that easy! Drop by the Arts Learning Centre on the main floor of Arts Commons to learn fun paper sculpture techniques and make your own feathered friend puppet. Celebrate real or imaginary birds that can sing, squawk or flap their wings. Great for ages 4 and up. Materials and tools supplied.

AGE 4+

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MINI THEATRE ARCADE
12:30 - 3:00 PM
MINI THEATRE ARCADE
12:30 - 3:00 PM

PRIVILEGE AND DIVERSITY IN THE ARTS: WORKSHOP AND DISCUSSION
1:30 - 3:30 PM
PRIVILEGE AND DIVERSITY IN THE ARTS: WORKSHOP AND DISCUSSION
1:30 - 3:30 PM

With a wide experience of working in diverse communities Barry and Bill have a few thoughts on the potential for arts to bring reconciliation, investigate power and status, provoke discussion and open communication. Through playful exercises in physical movement, dance and clown participants will explore these themes, raising food for thought, if not discovering new realities together.

For ages 15 years and up. No experience necessary.

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SOMNAMBULIST PUPPET SIDESHOW ATTRACTION
12:00 - 1:00 PM
SOMNAMBULIST PUPPET SIDESHOW ATTRACTION
12:00 - 1:00 PM

Straight from Regina, Saskatchewan’s Prairie Puppet Underground brings you an assortment of dark and mysterious puppet sideshow attractions, from a Fortune Teller and What-Is-Its to Small Animal Acts and Peep Shows! The Somnambulist Puppet Sideshow is bound to fill you with wonder and delight!

SOMNAMBULIST PUPPET SIDESHOW ATTRACTION
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
SOMNAMBULIST PUPPET SIDESHOW ATTRACTION
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Straight from Regina, Saskatchewan’s Prairie Puppet Underground brings you an assortment of dark and mysterious puppet sideshow attractions, from a Fortune Teller and What-Is-Its to Small Animal Acts and Peep Shows! The Somnambulist Puppet Sideshow is bound to fill you with wonder and delight!

SOMNAMBULIST PUPPET SIDESHOW ATTRACTION
12:00 - 1:00 PM
SOMNAMBULIST PUPPET SIDESHOW ATTRACTION
12:00 - 1:00 PM

Straight from Regina, Saskatchewan’s Prairie Puppet Underground brings you an assortment of dark and mysterious puppet sideshow attractions, from a Fortune Teller and What-Is-Its to Small Animal Acts and Peep Shows! The Somnambulist Puppet Sideshow is bound to fill you with wonder and delight!

MINI THEATRE ARCADE
2:00 - 7:00 PM
MINI THEATRE ARCADE
2:00 - 7:00 PM

SOMNAMBULIST PUPPET SIDESHOW ATTRACTION
2:00 - 2:30 PM | 3:15 - 4:00 PM
SOMNAMBULIST PUPPET SIDESHOW ATTRACTION
2:00 - 2:30 PM | 3:15 - 4:00 PM

Straight from Regina, Saskatchewan’s Prairie Puppet Underground brings you an assortment of dark and mysterious puppet sideshow attractions, from a Fortune Teller and What-Is-Its to Small Animal Acts and Peep Shows! The Somnambulist Puppet Sideshow is bound to fill you with wonder and delight!

SOMNAMBULIST PUPPET SIDESHOW
8:30 - 9:30 PM
SOMNAMBULIST PUPPET SIDESHOW
8:30 - 9:30 PM

Straight from Regina, Saskatchewan’s Prairie Puppet Underground brings you an assortment of dark and mysterious puppet sideshow attractions, from a Fortune Teller and What-Is-Its to Small Animal Acts and Peep Shows! The Somnambulist Puppet Sideshow is bound to fill you with wonder and delight!

DUNG THE ROAD
6:50 -7:20 PM (LOBBY PRE-SHOW)
DUNG THE ROAD
6:50 -7:20 PM (LOBBY PRE-SHOW)

Snare and stallion, banjo and leather boots. Dung the Road is a collection of scurrilous tales, presented in three separate shows. A dusty romance, some breathtaking tumbles, and a Spaghetti Western for whom the sauce would have turned a little. A threesome with the best country spices! Free with ticket to The Unlikely Birth of Istvan

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