Classes

Winter 2018

All classes are six week sessions, and held at our 1006 Linwood Blvd theater location.

 

classes-shadowSnowy Adventures

Explore the winter season through the world of puppetry, as we create polar bears, penguins, and anything else you can imagine. Ezra Jack Keats' classic The Snowy Day series will serve as our inspiration, as well as other fun wintertime themed books. Step in from the cold and come create with us!

Grades: K-1st
Dates: Jan 8, 15, 22, 29, Feb 5, 12
Time: Mondays from 5–6:30pm
Fee: $80

classes-piratePirate Puppets!

Ahoy Matey! Step aboard our puppet pirate ship, and make some of the wiliest swashbucklers the world has ever seen. Work with your buccaneer buddies to imagine fantastical adventures for your puppets to embark upon, and we will make sure to be back on land before class is over!

Grades: 2nd-3rd
Dates: Jan 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb 7, 14
Time: Wednesdays from 5-6:30pm
Fee: $85


classes-recycledRecycled Puppets

Tin cans and paper towel tubes taking over your home? Skip the recycling center, let's turn them into puppets! Learn fun and resourceful ways to transform unwanted objects into incredible working puppets. It's an inspiring way to look at the world and objects differently, and helps save the environment!

Grades: 3rd-4th
Dates: Jan 6, 13, 20, 27, Feb 3, 10
Time: Saturdays at 10-11:30am
Fee: $90

classes-marymackMiss Mary Mack Puppet Party

Let's have a Miss Mary Mack Puppet Party! Create puppets inspired by the characters in Rhymes, Rap Miss Mary Mack, and work with your classmates to dream up wild and fantastical stories to bring them to life. We will dance, sing, and make lots of great art!

Grades: K-1st
Dates: April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, May 7
Time: Mondays from 5-6:30pm
Fee: $80


classes-paradePuppet Parade!

It's a puppet parade at Mesner Puppet Theater! Work with your classmates to crate puppets both large and small, and dream up all the places our parade of characters can go. To the zoo? The circus? Magical mountains and fantastical forests? With a puppet parade imagined by you, anything is possible!

Grades: 2nd-3rd
Dates: April 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9
Time: Wednesdays from 5-6:30pm
Fee: $85


classes-plutoPuppets from the Planet Pluto

It's an intergalactic adventure into all things puppetry with this outer space themed class! Students will dream up their own fantastical space creatures, and we will take them to the dark side of the moon to explore a constellation of exciting stories. Hop on our spaceship and join the fun!

Grades: 3rd-4th
Dates: April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12
Time: Saturdays from 10-11:30am
Fee: $90

 

classes-storytimePreschool Puppet Storytime

Spend some quality time with your child and Mesner Puppet Theater to bring stories to life with puppets! We will read and act out stories, create simple puppets and crafts, and play games while meeting new friends.

9am on Second Monday of every month at Mesner Puppet Theater

Donations accepted!

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Girl Scout Workshops

We have workshops for Brownies and Juniors. Call to learn more!

 

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