Projects with Others
Puppetmongers greatly enjoy working with other people on their projects
To give you some idea of the scope of assistance we can give you for your work, below are links to our past commissions, consulting and services:
In addition to the selected projects below we have provided:
- Mask making for many dance and theatre companies.
- Consulting, designing and building special effects props and puppets for many theatre companies.
- Rental of our lamps, screens, props, musical instruments, world music recordings and puppets to numerous theatre, dance and film productions.
- Rental of our studio for rehearsal to Pea Green Theatre, Eldrich Theatre and others.
Video and Film Collaborations
Theatre and Dance Collaborations
Post Secondary Arts Education Collaborations
Served as members of the faculty for the Puppetry Intensive , an amazing two week course, and for Master Classes, in June at Humber College.
Gave a pre-show talk about what is going on in Canadian Puppetry, for the University of Toronto Theatre Department’s presentation of Buchty a loutky (Cakes and Puppets) from the Czech Republic.
Taught the Theatre for Young Audiences Course at the University of Windsor, with a focus on puppet theatre.
Assisted the Sheridan College Theatre Department acting and prop students create and use shadow puppetry for their production of A Mid-Summer Night’s Dream, directed by Mimi Meckler. We also assisted the Humber College acting and technical students with Bunraku style puppets for The Caucasian Chalk Circle, directed by Maja Ardel.
Gave movement and manipulation workshops for the Post Graduate Theatre Department at the University of Toronto for their production of Mr. Punch the Cuckold.
Have annually demonstrated world puppetry and new trends, materials and techniques for Humber College’s 2nd year theatre performance and technical students, and for Sheridan College’s Theatre Prop. Department’s 2nd year students.
Presented a demonstration of world puppetry and new trends, plus an object puppetry workshop, for the ATHE conference.
Presented a demonstration of world puppetry and our own innovations at the COUCTP Conference, at Ryerson University.
Workshop-demonstration and a performance of our Brick Bros. Circus, for first year students in the theatre course at the University of Guelph. Voted “Show with Best Costuming”.
Lead workshops in 2D paper puppets, toy theatre, and mask making for teacher candidates at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education – University of Toronto
Give a thorough grounding in puppetry to many students and artists through our annual Toronto School of Puppetry courses.