Soon to Come: Zurk Bird: an 8 foot tall, strangely colored bird from a far away place who needs a lot of help from the audience to learn manners and appropriate behavior.
Each student will create their own hand puppet with the help of a parent or other adult. Puppets are created from junk like sponges, scrap ribbon, and paint sticks. All materials can be provided for a per student fee. 1 hour visit
This workshop provides a short introduction to the world of puppetry through hands-on play with many different kinds of hand puppets. It is a perfect follow up after watching one of Diannes puppet performances. Great for developing oral language skills and social skills in pre-school children. ½ hour 1 hour visit
Dianne uses a fun informal variety show type format to give students a performance experience that is comfortable and exciting. After students have time to get comfortable with provided puppets, Dianne will show students how to use their puppets behind a stage to sing, dance or create a short story. ½ hour to 1 hour visit
Cost: $100 per single workshop/performance + Mileage