NEXT GUILD MEETING:
Sunday, Nov. 11, 5:30 PM
at the Puppet Showplace Theatre
32 Station Street
Brookline, MA 617-731-6400
Puppet Materials Swap & Sale!
Get ready for a fun evening at our puppet materials swap and sale! Bring in your unused foam, fabric, tools, props, lights, puppet heads, anything you think other puppeteers might be able to use. We will set up tables around the room, and each person will get a chance to show what they brought. Then we'll have the biggest puppet yard sale ever, people can buy or trade with each other. This will be a fundraiser for the guild, so proceeds at the end will go to support our programs and scholarships. Start collecting your stuff!
All of our meetings have a featured program or speaker to talk about puppetry. If you are not a member you are still welcome to come and see what we're all about!
There will also be Show and Tell, if you would like to bring in a new puppet or projects. Also a potluck dinner during the break, so bring something to share. We will also talk about upcoming events, and this year's Regional Festival.
Contact John Lechner to RSVP or for more information.
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BAGOP T-Shirts Available!
If you don't have yours yet, come to the meeting to purchase your very own T-Shirt and support the guild! You can also contact Alice Schaefer, 27 Waverley Avenue, Newton, MA 02458 to cost $15.00 each (plus $2 if you want it mailed to you). The shirts were designed by guild member John Lechner.
Puppet Slam is an evening of short, theatrical mini-plays for adults. The performers range from the seasoned professional to the nascent puppeteer, and often include poets, musicians, dancers, mimes, actors, and other sundry affiliated artists.
PUPPET SLAM SCHEDULE:
Saturday Oct. 13 at 8:00pm
January 19, 2019 at 8:00 pm
March 23, 2019 at 8:00 pm
May 18, 2019 at 8:00 pm
All shows 8:00 pm at Puppet Showplace Theatre. More information here
Visit the Puppet Showplace Theatre website for information on all their events.
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PUPPETEERS OF AMERICA
September 18 – 23, 2018
The Puppeteers of America Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Regions are joining the Puppets in the Green Mountains Festival produced by Sandglass Puppet Theater for Puppet Homecoming 2018. Open to professionals, students, and puppetry enthusiasts, PH 2018 will be a weekend of workshops, shows, camaraderie, special events, and more.
This is the tenth edition of Sandglass Theater's international festival in Brattleboro, Vermont. This year's Festival, titled Opening Our Doors, September 18 – 23, 2018, is 6 days of performances that foster a spirit of inclusivity and are designed for both children and adults. You can visit the Homecoming Website to learn more about it. Another is planned for 2014.
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"Puppets in the Gallery"
Held in 2009 at the Lexington Arts and Crafts Society, presented by the Needle Arts Guild
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