Fresh Ideas in Puppetry

Presented by Puppetmongers Theatre

June 3, 2017
in Aki Studio

An almost-annual day-long mini-conference and festival, that showcases artists taking new and ground-breaking directions in puppetry.

Fresh Ideas is a day of presentations and demonstrations, discussions and hands-on workshops, culminating in an evening cabaret of fresh new performances; it is a day of exciting innovations and explorations in puppetry, a stimulating event for everyone interested in current developments in the art form.

10:00 am    Welcome
10:15 am   The Story of Wolf Story
11:15 am    Why Puppets?
12:00 pm   Puppetry and King Lear

1:30 pm     Caliban Deconstructed
2:15 pm     Photo Booth
3:00 pm     To Script or Not to Script: That’s the Question
3:45 pm      Hands on music and object theatre workshop
4:30 pm      Videos, including UNIMA Canada update

7:00 pm      Evening Cabaret

Audience Advisory:
Appropriate for Audiences 18+


Daytime Conference $55
Evening Performance $25
All Day Access $70
All taxes and ticket fees are included.


Purchases made online or by telephone are by credit card only.
At the door payments accepted by cash, debit, VISA and Mastercard.
Box Office Telephone: 416-531-1402
Email: boxoffice[at]
More information on ticket pick-up here.

Since the sibling duo Ann Powell and David Powell founded Puppetmongers Theatre in 1974, the company has become internationally recognized as a leader and innovator in the field of puppetry, offering performances, workshops, touring extensively and consulting on productions for stage and screen.  Learn More