Island Puppetry Workshop (Queensland) Larrikin Puppets

Island Puppetry Workshop (Queensland)
Early bird tickets are still available until August 31 for the upcoming “Island Puppetry Workshop” on Bribie Island (north of Brisbane, Queensland).
When: Saturday 28th October, 10am-4pm and Sunday 29th October, 10am-3pm.
Cost: EARLY BIRD TICKETS are $135 + Booking Fee. Lunch included both days.
Where: Island Dance (37-39 Benabrow Avenue, Bellara, Bribie Island, QLD 4507).
Learn the techniques that bring Muppet-style puppet characters to life in a two-day interactive workshop led by Brett Hansen and Elissa Jenkins from Larrikin Puppets.
This is a practical puppetry workshop for both adults and children aged 8 and over. Students will get a chance to practice puppetry techniques using real puppets.
Day 1: Puppetry for Stage, Saturday 28 October, 2017, 10am-4pm.
Day 2: Monitor Puppetry for Film & TV, Sunday 29 October, 2017, 10am-3pm.
Brett Hansen has a lifetime of puppetry experience and formal/advanced training at Beyond the Sock (Texas) under Jim Henson Company puppeteers Marty Robinson and Noel MacNeal, both known for their work on Sesame Street, The Muppets and Bear in the Big Blue House. Brett has also trained at The Puppet Kitchen (NYC) under Sesame Street’s Michael Schupbach. Brett’s most popular character from Larrikin Puppets is Troggg (with three Gs) the blue monster. Elissa Jenkins (Brett’s wife and business partner) has also trained at The Puppet Kitchen (NYC). She performs Flossy the pink monster from Larrikin Puppets, and assists with their many school and festival puppet shows and workshops around South-East Queensland.
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