Skip to content

Workshop (St Albert, Edmonton Area): 2014 Summer Workshop Series – The Odd-Lot Puppetry Co

The Virgin Trial – Alberta Theatre Projects
Photo Credits

Workshop (St Albert, Edmonton Area): 2014 Summer Workshop Series – The Odd-Lot Puppetry Co

workshops The Odd-Lot Puppetry Co is excited to announce our summer 2014 workshop offerings!
To register for any of the courses below, contact us!

NEW! Puppet Boot Camp: Hands UP!
Puppet Performance Workshop
With Brendan James Boyd

The original Puppet Boot Camp class! An overview and introduction to the many types of puppetry across the world and principles for puppet performance. Students will get hands on experience working with three types of puppets: hand and rod (or “Muppet” style), bunraku style and found object puppets. Lead by Odd-Lot’s resident director, Brendan James Boyd, this exciting workshop will expand your knowledge of the puppetry world and give you everything you need to sharpen up your puppet performance skills!

Length: 3 hours, 12PM-3PM
Sunday July 20th
or Sunday July 27th

Cost: $75.00
Limited space available, recommended ages 16 +

NEW! Latex Puppet Creation
With Dusty Hagerüd, Brendan James Boyd and Tyler Collins

A more advanced technique for puppet construction, discover how to get a new level of detail and expression from your hand and rod characters! In this workshop you will learn: introduction to puppet character design, sculpting tools & sculpting techniques, mold making and slush latex casting, foam patterning for puppet body parts and painting techniques special to this form of puppet construction. Led by Dusty Hagerüd, a Leo award winning designer and art director with over 15 years experience working in theatre, film and television. This summer only!

What you get:
10 hours of instruction with three professional artists
A kit of basic sculpting tools to keep!
A kit of basic painting tools to keep!
4 lbs of professional sculpting material to keep!
A plaster mold of your sculpture that you can take home
…and of course, everyone leaves with a finished puppet!

WHEN: July 26th and August 2nd (Two part class)
Cost: $350.00 (includes $50.00 non-refundable materials fee)
Limited spaces available!

NEW Upcoming Workshop Dates!
Puppet Boot Camp: Foam & Fleece 101
Ages 16 +
Build your very own basic foam and fleece puppet character! This two day course will walk you through the construction of a foam and fleece hand and rod puppet. Using an Odd-Lot original pattern, participants will learn how to create a colorful and durable puppet character using safe materials that are readily available at craft and fabric stores in your area.

July 12th & 19th* 10:00AM-3:00PM (Two Part Class)
August 16th & 23* 10:00AM-3:00PM (Two Part Class)

Cost: $200.00 (includes $40.00 non refundable materials fee)

*Dates may be subject to change

Become a friend of Odd-Lot and save!
By popular request, the Odd-Lot Puppetry Co. presents the Friends of Odd-Lot Fundraising Program! For a small membership fee you will receive a membership card which will entitle you to:

*10% off all work shop programs
Free drop in sessions during open work shop hours (as scheduled)
Admittance to free preview performances and workshop rehearsals for all our shows

Cost $45.00 per year
*** All proceeds raised from friends of odd-lot go towards the upcoming performance season.

Email for more information and to sign up today!

Theatre Alberta does not necessarily endorse the organizations and/or individuals submitting Classified listings on our site. It is the responsibility of each patron using the Theatre Alberta Classifieds to research the integrity of the organizations who submit listings to which they are applying/responding and to verify specific information, especially pertaining to the job/audition listings and youth listings.

Skip to content