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This is the virtual home of the Atlanta Puppetry Guild and your number one source for puppetry information and happenings in the greater Atlanta, Georgia area.  Please take a look around to see what's new, and if you have Atlanta area puppetry news to share, be sure to let our webmaster know.

Puppet Guild Meeting: Sun, April 27th @ 6:00 PM

Our next Atlanta Puppetry Guild Meeting is Sunday, April 27th, 2014 at 6 PM at the Center for Puppetry Arts. We will have:

  • Special Guest TBD
  • Pot luck appetizers
  • Lots of stories and puppets for Show-and-Tell!

Sound like fun? Then be sure to join us for our next meeting. Watch for more details to be posted here and on our Mailing List.

Southeast Puppet Jamboree 2014

Southeast Puppet Jamboree is the PofA SE Regional Puppetry Festival for 2014
Dates:  July 31 - August 3, 2014
Location:  Unicoi Lodge, near Helen, Georgia (Google Map)
First Confirmed Shows & Workshops list posted with more to come!
Registration Open now through May 31st, 2014
See www.puppetjamboree.org for more information.

Puppetry Happenings in Atlanta

  • Save the Date: APG's PUPPETPALOOZA!
    • February 23 @ 11 AM at the Academy Theatre in Avondale Estates (Google Map).
    • Suitable for the whole family, featuring short ten-minute pieces from some of Atlanta's best puppeteers, plus games and activities.
    • Proceeds from this show will go to the Atlanta Puppetry Guild to support scholarships and grants.
    • Kids $5, Adults $10
  • Save the Date: Puppet Slam!
  • Save the Date: National Day of Puppetry: 4/27/2013!
    • More details to be posted in the not too distant future.
  • Playing at the Center for Puppetry Arts:
    • Apr 10 - May 25 : Charlotte's Web
    • Apr 28, 6:30-9:30 PM : Intro to Paper Animation – Kristin Haverty
    • May 15 - 18 : Xperimental Puppetry Theater (Ages 18+ ONLY)
    • May 19, 7-9 PM : How About a Hand? (Glove Puppet Boot Camp) – Brad Shur, Puppet Showplace Theatre
    • May 27 - Jun 8 : Squirrel Stole My Underpants: A Poignantly Silly Adventure Tale for FamiliesBonnie Duncan
    • Jun 9-13 (M-F) : Youth Puppet Camp (for ages 9 - 12) – Brad Shur, Puppet Showplace Theatre
    • Jun 12 - Jul 20 : Dr. Seuss's The Cat in the Hat
    • Jul 22 - Aug 3 : Guyi-Guyi: The Other Ugly Duckling
  • Playing at the The Basement Theatre:
    • Oct 24 - 26, Oct 31 - Nov 2 : The Rocky Horror Puppet Show - Ages 18+ Only
  • Playing at the Roswell Cultural Arts Center 2012:
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