Puppetmongers’ beloved winter holiday performances have been a tradition for families and theatre-goers in Toronto since 1990. This year, Puppetmongers presents Bed & Breakfast, an entertaining and charming tale for the whole family, aged 5 years and up, that runs at Tarragon Theatre’s Extra Space from Saturday December 17, 2011 to Sunday January 1, 2012 with matinees daily at 2pm, and two extra matinees on December 29 and 30 at 4:30pm (no shows December 19-25). More »
Join us for the twelfth annual Night of Dread, Clay & Paper Theatre’s invitation to the community to parade our private and collective fears through the darkened streets of Toronto. The hour-long procession returns to Dufferin Grove Park for an evening of ceremonial festivities that compel us to call on, mock and banish the fears that unite and divide us in these tumultuous times. Night of Dread is an unforgettable evening of pageantry, music and masquerade incorporating towering puppets, stilt dancers, fire-spinners and fearful masks in a daring exploration of dread. More »
The acclaimed Shadowland Theatre returns to the Toronto Islands with an outdoor, all-ages, processional cabaret performance of Hansel and Gretel – A Case Study, a darkly humorous take on the legendary coming-of-age German fairy tale from the Grimm Brothers. Hansel and Gretel – A Case Study weaves through Ward’s Island August 9 to August 14, taking audiences into the deep, dark forests of their imagination. More »
MARCH BREAK STUDIO SHOW
FOOLISH TALES FOR FOOLISH TIMES
You and your children can join Ann and David in their studio for an up close and cosy performance of this audience favourite.
Four seriously silly stories about the muddles us humans make when we just don’t think things through.
Performances run Monday March 14th to Saturday March 19th at 2 pm daily
Unit #219 – 401 Logan Avenue (north east corner of Dundas east)
Seating is extremely limited — so reservations are a MUST ! More »
Join us for the eleventh annual Night of Dread, Clay & Paper Theatre’s invitation to the community to parade our private and collective fears through the darkened streets of Toronto. The hour-long procession returns to Dufferin Grove Park for an evening of ceremonial festivities that compel us to call on, mock and banish the fears that unite and divide us in these tumultuous times. Night of Dread is an unforgettable evening of pageantry, music and masquerade incorporating towering puppets, stilt dancers, fire-spinners and fearful masks in a daring exploration of dread. More »
A whimsical take on Toronto history that will tickle the funny bones of adults and children alike, Cinderella in Muddy York is a fairy tale of a Cinderella in Canada, reset in 1834 at the time when “muddy” York is about to become Toronto.
Puppetmongers celebrates its 20th anniversary of delightful winter holiday performances this season with the return of its twice Dora-nominated favourite, Cinderella in Muddy York, created by Puppetmongers’ Co-Artistic Directors (and brother and sister) Ann and David Powell, under the direction of Sue Miner. More »
With wildly inventive puppetry, innovative sets and props and live actors, Puppetmongers’ holiday shows are always a sensory feast and a perfect holiday treat for the whole family, created and performed by the talented sister and brother team of Ann Powell and David Powell. Directed by Sue Miner. More »
The Toronto School of Puppetry And The Raucous Caucusâ€™s Second Annual FRESH IDEAS IN PUPPETRY DAY
Is fast approaching. Put Saturday May 31st in your calendar and come participate! A day of demonstrations, show-and-tells, hands on activities, and a discussion panel, followed by an evening pizza party. All held at Puppetmongersâ€™ Studio: 401 Logan Avenue (at Dundas Street East)
For details and the early registration discount please visit Fresh Ideas day on our website
Toy Theatre Course
Saturday afternoons, February 2, 9, 16 & 23
12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
At Puppetmongers’ Studio 1110 Dundas Street East (at Logan)
COSTS: $200, plus $50 materials fee = $250
In this weekend course you will design and build your own miniature theatre, sets, puppets and props.
Come and discover how to stage vast productions on a shoe-string budget!
Come and find out why this antique form of puppetry is currently undergoing such a theatrical revival in Europe and the USA.
For more information please visit http://www.puppetmongers.com/schoolcourses_toytheatre.html
Sunday, December 9: Service and performance begin at 10 a.m. followed by a reception. Everyone is welcome. Admission is free of charge.
St. Philip the Apostle Anglican Church, 201 Caribou Rd, Toronto
(2 blocks south of Lawrence Ave. & 1/2 block east of Bathurst) More »
The Toronto School of Puppetry Triumphantly announces that it has taken advantage
Of the presence in Toronto this October of Calgaryâ€™s famous Old Trout Puppet Workshop Company While they are performing Famous Puppet Death Scenes
At the Young Centre for the Performing Arts.
We are delighted to be able to offer a Three-Day Course with Peter Balkwill.
Not to be missed by anyone serious about performing theatre with puppets.
October 24 through 26. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Fee $250 for the three days. Limited places available.
Details and registration at
Puppetmongers Theatre,The Toronto School of Puppetry, & The Raucous Caucus
A Day of Fresh Ideas in Puppetry
A one day symposium and festival and party
Saturday June 16th 2007.
At Puppetmongers Studio
1110 Dundas Street East
Ronnie Burkett of Ronnie Burkett Theatre of Marionettes
Eric Woolfe of Eldrich Theatre More »