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Get Creative this Summer with a Puppet Making Class



Rachel Jackson has loved puppets ever since they taught her how to read. The creator of the hit puppet musical MANOS – The Hands of Felt, Rachel designs puppets and teaches puppetry workshops through Vox Fabuli Puppets. 

Photo: Dangerpants Photography

Talk about a unique, hands-on experience.  This summer, let your teen's creativity flow with a puppet making class at Vox Fabuli Puppets.  Seattle-based puppet artist Rachel Jackson designs, builds, teaches and otherwise fulfills all your puppet needs.  Here’s a complete roundup of classes.  Note, classes are recommended for ages 15 and up. 

 

Basic Puppet Building - Animals 

Saturday, August 12

10am - 5:00pm

Cost: $175

Walk in with a sad, naked hand and walk out with a fabulous new puppet friend in this beginning class. Spend your day immersed in the hands-on experience of basic puppet construction: cutting, sewing (hand and machine) and hot gluing your way to a finished puppet. Your teacher will guide you step-by-step as you create one of five animals: Dog, Cat, Bear, Bunny or Unicorn…or any animal your imagination can devise.  Registration ends: August 10th

 

Intro to Stage Puppeteering 

Saturday, September 9

Noon-2pm

Cost: $45 pre-registration/$55 day-of

In this fun, dynamic class, you'll learn the foundations of good stage puppetry - focus, physical commitment and basic puppet operation. Seattle-based puppeteer Rachel Jackson will teach you how to make your puppet seem alive and connect with your audience. You'll get lots of hands-on time with professional arm-and-rod puppets plus a simple practice puppet to take home so you can keep working on your skills.

 

All classes are held at the Inscape Arts Building, Studio 230

815 Seattle Blvd South

Seattle, WA 98134

Custom made puppets are also available for purchase.  For more information, visit www.VoxFabuli.com.

 

 

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