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Call for Submissions (Calgary): Conference on Applied Puppetry

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Call for Submissions (Calgary): Conference on Applied Puppetry


W.P. Puppet Theatre is currently accepting proposals from puppeteers whose work relates to our 2020 Conference Theme: Puppets Go Existential! 
This conference on applied puppetry is scheduled to be held in Calgary, Alberta, Canada from May 27 – 31st, 2020. 
Offering world-class professional development, the conference features award-winning local and international presenters and master puppeteers, sharing their stories and skills in an educational, engaging and fun environment through hands-on workshops, talks, panels, and special networking events.
As a metaphor for human experience the puppet provides a fun yet impactful way of exploring life’s big questions. Puppet Power 2020 will present puppeteers whose work relates to the existential considerations of our time: Climate Action, Artificial Intelligence, Culture & Identity, Hope & Human Agency.

This call is open to local, national, and international proposals. WP Puppet Theatre will pay for travel costs to Calgary, Accommodation, Per Diem, Presenter Fee and Conference Registration.
Click HERE for more information and to apply. Visit us at: https://wppuppet.com for more general information and to connect!
The application deadline is Oct 31, 2019.  Early bird conference passes are scheduled to go on sale by October.

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