Puppetry (Week 7: Aug 14-18)

*NEW for 2017* Puppetry is the focus for this year’s performing arts major. We are thrilled to announce that Adam Zimmerman (aka “Eccentric Adam”) will be visiting as a guest artist to guide campers as they take a puppet character all the way from conception to reality.

The puppetry major program will include:

  • character concept sketching
  • puppet fabrication using a variety of techniques and materials
  • puppet manipulation skills
  • preparation of a script
  • use of our new puppet theatre for a final presentation

Instructor: Adam Zimmerman has been a featured entertainer at the Puppets Up! festival since it’s inception. With a degree in Theatre from the University of Ottawa as well as Certification in the Art of Clown from Advanced Studies – USA Virginia, he is a talented and versatile performance artist with skills in clowning, circus, balloon sculpting, puppeteering, music, and more. Adam is currently working on a new puppet production featuring giant mechanical dinosaurs.



That’s just the tip o’ the iceberg! Read about the rest of our majors here.

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