Puppet Theatre: Marionette
In this course we will focus specifically on marionette puppetry. We will explore the form and its history through individual and group research projects. We will further our exploration through hands-on learning with various techniques in construction and puppeteering. Through specific exercises, the students will also gain an understanding of how to prepare the puppeteer’s body for performance. The class will culminate with the creation and presentation of puppetry pieces of their own making. This class meets once a week for two hours.