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Puppetry For Camera Workshop - On Video  (Read 7113 times)
Ruffus The Dog
« on: November 16, 2013, 02:16:40 pm »

This isn't a real thing yet but we've been making plans for quite a while to put one of these together and I just thought I'd test the waters here to better judge how much something like this might be wanted by the community.

We used to conduct performance-for-camera workshops in the Sheep Shop years ago but always just for a small group of invited folks who seemed truly dedicated enough to follow through.  The idea to commit the workshop to video has always been hanging around.  Normally we do it over 5 days - very thorough and intensive (homework and everything!) - and the notion was to bring together a core group of local performers, conduct the full workshop with them and an audience in attendance and then edit it down for time and also include interviews with other seasoned performers and an audience Q&A section.

So my question, I guess, is this:  If we committed something like this to video how many people would be interested in seeing such a thing?

The account here for me is Ruffus The Dog - but I'm really Robert Mills - http://www.robbomills.net/about/ - in case anyone was worried about learning puppet performance from a talking dog.
FleeceNFluff
« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2013, 04:57:55 pm »

I'm working on a getting a Youtube puppet channel started so I'm very interested. Any idea when this might happen?
The Director
« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2013, 07:19:31 pm »

Sounds good.
TygerMin
« Reply #3 on: November 17, 2013, 07:18:42 am »

I would be interested!
Shawn Sorrell
« Reply #4 on: November 17, 2013, 09:46:35 am »

I think there would be a lot of interest in this.  The Center For Puppetry Arts in Atlanta has been doing workshops both online and in the class room that they record for later viewing and it seems to be going very well.
TygerMin
« Reply #5 on: November 17, 2013, 11:26:56 am »

Thanks for the link Shawn, will have to check those videos out.
Billy D. Fuller
« Reply #6 on: November 18, 2013, 04:50:04 am »

Seems to be a market for it........can't wait to see what you come up with.
puppetcreativevideos
« Reply #7 on: November 22, 2013, 02:51:18 am »

Boy, I would love something like this.  Can't always travel to good workshops, but can always watch from the comfort of my bed in my jammies.

(Life should be lived in jammies.)  
DrPuppet
« Reply #8 on: December 04, 2013, 02:35:30 pm »

great idea
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