Instructors: Honey Goodenough and Sarah Nolen
April School Vacation Week
Tuesday April 17 - Friday April 20
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
For ages 5 - 7.
Want to create crafts that move and groove? Join Puppet Showplace Theater artists for a whirlwind tour of the world of puppetry, as we learn how to build imaginary characters and bring them to life on stage! Each day features a new project, interactive stories, and lots of creative fun. This vacation week class meets at the Unified Arts Building at Brookline High School.
Location: Unified Arts Building, Tappan Street, Brookline High School.
To register, please call Brookline Adult & Community Ed: 617-730-2700 x 0 or visit www.brooklineadulted.org.
Honey Goodenough is a puppeteer, educator, and children’s party entertainer. Her company, Good Hearted Entertainment, created the literacy-based puppet show Word Play as part of the 2016 Puppet Showplace Incubator program. In 2017, she became Puppet Showplace Theater's first resident teaching artist after years of experience working with diverse student populations in greater Boston, New York City, Vermont, and Texas. She has also taught a wide variety of professional development courses for educators and aspiring puppeteers at Brooklyn College, the University of Utah, and City College CUNY. Honey is currently the lead teaching artist for "Puppet Lab," Puppet Showplace's new after school enrichment program. Honey holds an MA in Educational Theater from New York University, and a BA in Theater Crafts and Technology from the University of Texas, Austin.
Sarah Nolen became Puppet Showplace Theater's third-ever resident artist in September 2017. Her shadow adaptation of the Baba Yaga story, Lisa the Wise, debuted in October 2017 as part of the Fall Fairy Tale Festival. A new production, The Fairy Tailor, will have its world premiere in February 2018. Sarah stays busy teaching camps and classes for all ages pre-k to adult, consulting on puppetry projects for theaters and cultural institutions, and running the theater's "Hatchery" program for new works development. Originally from Austin, Texas, Sarah earned her BFA in film from Southern Methodist University in 2009, and MFA in Puppet Arts from the University of Connecticut in 2016.