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NEW MERGOLD MARIONETTES
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OPEN DOOR DESIGNS' portable puppet theatres are now all over the world...being used by performers, schools, libraries, businesses and institutions for safety & environmental education, literacy, performing arts and of course, fun!

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IN THE WINDOW

Fwoggies go a Courtin'

Window Installation by Kimberley Howe

This display will be part of multiple small performances of The Kissing Booth as part of Culture Days on Saturday, Sept. 27th from 3-4:30pm, at Cottage C, at the Humber Lakeshore Campus. It's the story of the life of the Princess (from The Frog Prince), taking advantage of her power to turn cursed frogs back into princes by kissing them. It was designed by Kim, and was built by Kim and her talented friend Eva Nitsch. The frog and princess puppets were created based on templates taken from Fun With Paper Puppets, Roy Laming, 1978, Kaye & Ward Ltd.

About the creator:
After completing the Humber Puppetry Intensive earlier this year, Kimberley had caught the puppetry bug! She has been teaching puppet making workshops for children, puppeteering in parades, making all manner of puppets, and performing ever since.

The PRINCESS would love to have you participate in this window so she gets more kisses!

Just download the PDF by clicking on the image shown to the left or pick up a print-out at Open Door Designs (remember we're closed until September 11th), print on paper or card stock and assemble.


Bring them to Open Door Designs and we'll add your FWOGS
to the line up!

 

This pattern was taken from Fun With Paper Puppets, Roy Laming, 1978, Kaye & Ward Ltd.

To see more photos of past workshops visit

If you have a group of 4 people we can organize workshops to suit your schedule.
ARTIST
WORKSHOP
DATES & TIMES
COST

4 classes, Sundays
Sept 14, 21,28,October 5, 2014
10:00am - 4:00pm

$300 + HST
(materials included)

4 classes, Sundays
Oct 19,26,Nov 2, 9, 2014
10:00am - 4:00pm

$300 + HST
(materials included)

NEEDLE FELTING PUPPETS 1 day
Saturday, October 25, 2014
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Only 8 Places Available
$110 + HST
(materials included)

4 classes, Sundays
Nov 23,30,Dec 7, 14, 2014
10:00am - 4:00pm

$300 + HST
(materials included)

4 classes, Sundays
January 11, 18, 25, Feb 1, 2015
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

$300 + HST
(materials included)

1 day
Saturday, November 15, 2014
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

$100 + HST
(materials included)

Open Door Designs' retail store located at 1597 Dupont Street near the Junction in Toronto, stocks all kinds of puppets. In addition to our own line of portable puppet theatres and puppets choose from a variety of reasonably priced handcrafted puppets from local artists along with a large selection of used/vintage puppets including marionettes, hand puppets, rod puppets and finger puppets.