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Music City Puppet Festival 2016

The Southeast Regional Puppet Festival this year will be known as the Music City Puppet Festival and held in Nashville, TN in tandem with the Nashville International Puppet Festival.

When: Thursday 6/16 through Monday morning 6/20

Where: Nashville Public Library (Downtown) and Sheraton Music City Hotel (Near the Airport)

What: American and International daytime performances, Evening Performances for 'Grown-Ups', Workshops, and more!

Registration: $225 for PofA Members / $275 for non-members; Single Day Registration is $80 / $105; Registration Now Open On the Website.

Hotel: Sheraton Music City Hotel - 777 McGavock Pike, 37214; To reserve a room, call (615) 885-2200 and ask for the "Puppeteers of America Southeast Region Group" rate: $124 per night plus tax.

World Day of Puppetry at the Center for Puppetry Arts

The Atlanta Puppetry Guild once again provided puppetry demonstrations at the Center for Puppetry Arts during their celebration of the World Day of Puppetry on March 19th, 2016.

For more information, please see our 2016 World Day of Puppetry Report, courtesy of guild member Paulette Richards.

Puppet Guild Meeting: Sun, Jan 17th @ 6 PM

Our last Atlanta Puppetry Guild Meeting was Sunday, January 17th, 2016 at 6 PM at the Center for Puppetry Arts. We had:

  • Special Guest: puppeteers from Thistle Theatre of Seattle, WA
  • Pot luck appetizers
  • Brief report on the 2015 National Puppetry Festival
  • 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.

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Upcoming Puppetry Events At The Center for Puppetry Arts

Full Calendar

  • Beauty and the Beast
      Thursday, April 7 – Sunday, May 22, 2016
  • Xperimental Puppetry Theater (XPT) Ages 18+ Only
      Thursday, May 12 – Sunday, May 15, 2016
  • Workshop : No Screams Attached: Taking the Pain Out of Sound Design for Puppet Film – Kacie Willis
      Monday, May 23 @ 7 PM