Puppetry Workshop at MVT in advance of 'Avenue Q' auditions
Manoa Valley Theatre will be holding a Puppetry Workshop prior to auditions for its production of Avenue Q for interested auditionees. Puppetry is a significant component of the play.
The workshop will be held on Saturday, September 22, at 2 pm, and will be repeated on Sunday September 23, at 7 pm. The workshop is limited to 20 participants. Due to expected demand, repeat attendance will not be permitted.
The registration fee is $20, payable to Manoa Valley Theatre.
The workshop leader is CoCo Wiel. CoCo earned a masters degree in theatre for young audiences with a specialty in puppetry. She was the director and puppet creator/designer for East of the Sun West of the Moon at HawaiiTheatreCenter.
CoCo will be teaching voice and hand coordination; the puppet as an extension of yourself & the character; the eyes of the puppet and puppeteer/expression; lip sync techniques; characterization; how to frame yourself and the puppet; exploration and sharing.
ATTENDING THE WORKSHOP IS STRONGLY ENCOURAGED FOR AUDITIONEES, BUT IS NOT REQUIRED.