We are PLEASED to share details about our soon to be fantastic puppet and mask theater production and performance for this year’s Traverse City Film Festival KidsFest!
It’s our third year sharing a puppet performance and this year, we are featuring author Byrd Baylor’s wonderful stories.
Our performance is titled: “Sun and Rock: Stories from Byrd Baylor”
This is a special (FREE! as in no tuition fee) and an invitation to children and youth of all ages (that mean’s BIG kids too!)–who have participated in our summer or puppet camps in the past and have the time and a hankering to join our Pretty Good Player troupe and take part in this year’s production.
Set design, puppet production and music rehearsals are: Monday, July 29th-through Thursday, August 1st, meeting each day from 1-4 pm
Monday: read through script/storyboard, begin set design/puppet production, practice lines/songs/music
Tuesday: tweak/finalize storyboard, continue set design/puppet production, practice lines/songs/music
Wednesday: continue set design/puppet production, practice lines/songs/music
Thursday: COMPLETE/Fine-tune and finish set design and puppets
Performance rehearsals for the entire crew are scheduled for Monday, July 29th through puppet dress-rehearsal on Thursday, August 1st, from 6:30-8:30 pm.
Monday; read through script, designate roles
Tuesday; read through w/ designated roles, meet puppets
Wednesday; read through w/ puppets
Thursday: puppet dress rehearsal
Our puppet performance is on Friday, August 2nd @ 11:00 am, at the Kids Fest site at Central Grade School, on 7th Street in Traverse City.
We are SUPER excited about this year’s puppet theater project! For further information, to receive a script, and to CONFIRM YOUR PARTICIPATION in this year’s super, fantastic, puppet theater project, please reply right away!
CONTACT, `penny Krebiehl: