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PUPPETRY WORKSHOP – Day 2 by Frédéric Simon, France
February 27, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Criteria for participation: 16 or above 16 years old (English Speaking)
Experience: no expertise necessary, an ease in front of the public is enough, musicians, actors, visual artists all arts are welcome even non-professional but manual, artisanal or artistic practice makes things easier
Materials needed (would be great if you could bring): papers, fabric falls, raw wood, seeds, string (links), scotch, glue, daily used or reformed articles, dry waste
Starting from raw elements gleaned from nature or found in the street, objects rejected, abandoned, take a new life through simple assemblages, compositions of heterogeneous objects, these funny chimeras or hybrids that populate our daily life with great discretion suddenly become the heroes of our fables through the magic of manipulation.
Canvas or narrative structures will be proposed by the trainees (traditional or urban legends, various facts, personal stories, childhood memories…
Final show to the public at the end of the two days:
Short forms based on a simple style figure, a simplified situation lasting from 10 to 15 minutes maximum
Mute, musical or spoken (any language).
Solo, duet, trio… according to the composition of the groups during the workshop
Final chorus on Nepalese dance music!
Proposed titles for the final representation: marioslam, or Pup slam or ImproPup (tbc)