Fresh Ideas in Puppetry

Swallow’s Wings Puppetry (London, UK)

Where: In Person Event at the Puppetmongers Studio (Dundas St & Carlaw Ave)
When: Full Festival runs June 1-2, 2024.  June 1 (Online). June 2 (In Person)
Cost: Online event is $15. In Person event is $30. Tickets available at

Details: Since 2006, this annual mini-conference and festival showcases artists taking new and groundbreaking directions in puppetry. Curated by Ann and David Powell, this year’s Fresh Ideas will feature exciting innovations and discoveries in the art of puppetry, with demonstrations, discussions and performances from artists across Canada, India, the UK, Mexico, Los Angeles, Spain and Switzerland.

At the forefront of puppetry arts in Canada, Puppetmongers Theatre is currently celebrating its  50th Anniversary Season. The Puppetmongers brother and sister team of Ann and David Powell have won numerous awards and toured extensively in North America, Europe and the Middle East, earning a reputation as leaders and innovators in the field of puppetry. Puppetmongers Theatre has been bewitching audiences since 1974 with their exceptional and inventive creations, both for young audiences and adults, in addition to providing a collaborative learning space for the puppetry community, and mentorship opportunities for emerging, established and multi-disciplinary artists interested in expanding their theatrical palette.

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