Category Archives: Puppetry Theaters

The Many Clever Communications of Puppets

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Puppets are a classic tradition that is delightfully entertaining for all ages. Living in a green screen society gives us a chance to truly appreciate the simpler side of life. The charming array of puppet shows, and styles capture our attention with colorful skits and stories. From far away lands to current events, puppets are […]

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Husam Abed – The Power of Food and Puppets

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When we hear the word “puppets”, a show with a bunch of excited children, smiling parents and several cute dolls on the stage is an image that first pops up in the mind of most. And fairly so, because a very significant part of the world of puppet theater and performance consists of exactly that […]

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What are the Main Puppet Types?

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Puppets are a magical part of inspiring our inspiration and sparking creativity. Some of our fondest childhood memories include puppets of all kinds. Craft time and stories often had a puppet at play creating a festive experience for all ages. Shows, movies and plays became a sensation in the puppet world leaving us in awe […]

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The Puppets Who Paved the Way

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Puppets have long been known to convey the moral of a story. Their plot twists often include basic emotions and deeper thoughts one may experience through their life. Topics such as sharing is caring and how to deal with jealousy, grief or a low self esteem have helped audiences form a new perspective over the […]

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The Dynamics of Becoming a Puppeteer

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When you watch a puppet show, the magic is intriguing and captivating. The puppets themselves appear to think and feel as if they were real. Watching their story unfold, audiences become acquaintances and friends by the time the curtains close. Each puppet has their own set of characteristics, personality and dialogue that help us to […]

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Jim Henson and the Muppet Adventure

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It was once believed that Puppets were exclusively meant for children. Shows that featured Puppeteers and their characters had a “kiddie show” mentality with fun colors and songs to match. When Jim Henson entered the scene, he changed the stage one Muppet at a time. The fame of the Muppets began as a humble design […]

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How to Master Shadow Puppetry

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Shadow puppets were a form of entertainment before puppetry even became a known thing. It was very popular all over Asia in Ancient and Medieval times and the main hub for it was China. Here there were countless shadow theaters that showed the amazing skills of the artists maneuvering the forms that created the shadows. […]

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The History of Punch and Judy Puppets

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Puppetry is one of the most fun and interesting art forms that has ever existed. It was one of the earliest forms of theater it was widely spread all over the world. It came in many shapes depending on the region where it was performed but the principle was basically the same. It is still […]

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Famous Movies That Use Puppets

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Puppetry is well-known for being one of the oldest art forms in the world. The earliest records show that puppets were widely used in plays in Ancient Egypt. They were also very popular in Asia and Europe. The puppetry we see today developed mainly in the 18th and 19th century and hasn’t changed much ever […]

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Ventriloquism and Puppetry

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Puppetry is one of the oldest art forms related to theater in the world. We have seen that there have been various different forms of puppetry in different cultures all over the world, each on putting their own spin on the art form and making it unique. Puppetry is still a popular form of entertainment […]

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