Updated: Jun 7
At Puppet Kucha Talks (inspired by the Japanese Pecha Kucha), meet puppet artists from around world and spend an inspiring, friendly, FREE evening with others who are intrigued by the contemporary state of puppetry. How do traditions inspire their work? How are they experimenting in puppet technology?
Part of our Puppets in Prague during Prague Quadrennial series!
There will be presentations by puppet designers
BARA HUBENA -a leading Czech puppet designer whose work reflects the long tradition of European toy design.
CHESLEY CANNON - Puppet and Scene Designer for the Honolulu Theatre for Youth
ANDREA BEAR - Professor of Costume Design and Puppetry at Wabash College (USA)
JOHANA BARTOVA and JAKUB SULIK - Founders of the award-winning, innovative Fras Theatre Company and MA students at the Prague Theatre Academy (DAMU)
VALERIE MEISS - American puppeteer based in Plzen, recently awarded grant from UNIMA USA to develop a puppet film
CLAUDINE RIVEST - Professor of Puppetry at Vanier College (Montreal, Canada)
Audience members also encouraged to talk about their work, make connections - all in our puppet workshop in Prague.
WHEN: June 10, 7-9 p.m.
WHERE: Puppets in Prague workshop, Holandska 20, Vrsovice.
TICKETS: Pay as you can. Recommended: 10 Euros / 5 Euros students