New Brunswick School Bookings

We are now booking our puppetry  workshops and performances,  (read references here).

Touring dates available in New Brunswick:  February 27, March 2 and 3, 2017.  We are also open to special requests for dates. Reply by email or call  Maritime Marionettes  at (902) 893 7626.

Performances

The performances are covered in detail on our productions page . Currently we are touring:

Jack and the Beanstalk, (building character)

Rumpelstiltskin, (finding strength in adversity)

Molly and the Oak Island Treasure, (value diversity, native wisdom)

The Lonely Leprechaun environmental awareness, literacy

or The Bremen Town Musicians (friendship, adventure)

All shows are available in English or French.

Fees : $700 (plus tax) for one performance. *All fees quoted include travel, accommodations, lighting and sound equipment.

two performances on the same day, same location $1,100 (plus tax).

Workshops

Introduction to Shadow Puppetry and Marionettes: adaptable to all grade levels.

For a class of students this is an engaging, hands on experience with 35 simple to complex professional puppets. Short scenarios provide inspiration for young people to explore movement and sound with the puppets.

Shadow puppetry workshop

Shadow puppetry workshop

marionettes

Introduction to Puppetry- working with marionettes

Full day of workshops (5 hours): $1,000 plus tax

Half day of workshops (3 hours): $600 plus tax

Workshop length is flexible. Recommended 30 mins  for P to Gr 3; 60 mins for Gr 4 and older.

Puppet Making Workshops

Grades P-3 – Rod Puppets

Grades 4 and up – 4 string marionettes

In this three hour workshop students make their own puppet to keep, and learn the basic operation of the puppet. Max 25 students per workshop. Cost $600 plus tax for the workshop, plus $15 materials fee per student.

workshop

Marionette Making Workshop- four string marionettes