Pacific Northwest Puppetry Festival and Puppets for Peace Celebration September 19-21, 2014. Victoria BC.

Pacific Northwest Regional Puppetry Festival and Puppets for Peace September 19-21, 2014. Victoria BC. If you love puppets, you will be thrilled at the upcoming Puppets for Peace Celebration September 19-21, 2014 (in conjunction with the Pacific Northwest Puppet Festival).  For over a year local puppeteer Tim Gosley (Fraggle Rock, Sesame Park) has been working tirelessly, aided by collaborators and volunteers, to bring this event to fruition.  … [Read more...]

Rare Opportunity – Beijing Shadow Puppet Troupe at Merlin’s Sun Theatre

The line-up at Merlin's Sun Theatre continues to impress! Saturday June 2nd, Tim Gosley presents a most rare and unique opportunity to experience the mastery and artistry of Chinese shadow puppetry with Cui Yongping & Wang Shuqin visiting from Beijing, and special guest Grant Hayter-Menzies.  During the cultural revolution the Chinese puppeteers hid their vast array of puppets in their home in order to save them. Join these esteemed guests … [Read more...]