Have you ever wanted to stream puppetry content live, or build yourself a humble (or not-so-humble) home studio setup? The folks from the Gen Con Puppetry Program are here to help you figure out cameras, lighting, monitors, workflows, streaming software, you name it for your puppet productions! Bring questions, we’ve got answers!
Come play with the felted friends (puppets) Chunk & Cucumber, Kory Ember, their friend Sarah (Sarah’s Table), and the poor DM Ryan trying to hold it all together. Boo and cheer, throw out suggestions — help us ruin Ryan’s game… like a family.
The Felted Friends Chunk and Cucumber are here for their first Gen Con and are bringing their comedy D&D show Perception Check with them from Perception Studio, along with their DM Ryan! Featuring Special Guest Sarah Moore from Sarah’s Table! Ditch the kids and come laugh with us!
Pro puppet builders will discuss the various types of arm-rod construction with methods and benefits of each. (That’s the stick that the puppeteer holds to control the hands) Ask questions!
Puppet building pros with seriously great credits will talk about various puppet building techniques, such as the wedge method, flat patterning, sculpting, and more!
Puppet Karaoke is a relaxed, fun evening where professional puppeteers, newbies, and everyone in between can put on a show together that you won’t soon forget. Come to watch, or come to participate. Either way, you’ll have a great time. I mean, just imagine a sandwich singing your favorite Hamilton song. Glorious. Some puppets will […]
Pro puppet builders will discuss the various types of mouth-plate construction with methods and benefits of each. (That’s the bit that the puppeteer holds onto inside a puppet.) Ask questions!
Extra time goofing around with an audience & watching seasoned pros perform is one of the best learning opportunities–but even if you’re not interested in learning, it’s great fun to watch puppeteers improvise with puppets on camera. Whether you choose to watch from the audience, or get up on stage alongside seasoned professionals, you won’t […]
We can’t wait to reunite with our puppetry fam & meet new people at this year’s puppeteer social! This is a time for human puppeteers & those interested in the art of puppetry to socialize, talk shop, & connect. Feel free to bring any current work you want to talk about & we’ll do our […]