Our subsequent Guild Occasion will happen Saturday, January twenty second beginning at 4:45pm (PST) with a particular “ready lounge”. Log in early to get pleasure from a Meet-and-Greet with our particular host and say howdy to pals, new and previous. Do you’ve got an outfit you sometimes reserve for “going out” that hasn’t seen the sunshine of day for 2 years? Properly, seize the highest as a result of the costume code for this celebration is “Snazzy from the Shoulders Up”! We encourage you to decorate up… perhaps to not the nines, however to the 3-and-a-quarters 😋
Register for this occasion to obtain the log in info HERE: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050e4baeab2aa7fc1-january
Welcoming 2022 on January 22, that includes TWO superb artists: Myra Su and Kara Morgan! Every artist will introduce their progressive quick movies and take part in a brief Q&A. We will even be making a digital puppet present collectively on Zoom! please obtain and print the Hummingbird paper puppet template HERE to be part of this one-of-a-kind collaboration.
Visitor Artist: Myra Su
Myra Su is a storyteller, puppeteer, and puppet maker primarily based in Chicago, MyraSu.com. Her main medium is shadow puppetry however her work additionally contains experimentations with video, crankies, and different paper-based media. Most just lately, she was a recipient of a Handmade Puppet Goals 2020 Quarantine Movie Micro-Fee grant. Her quick puppet movie, GOODNIGHT SHADOW, debuted in February 2021 and was made below lockdown situations. She is presently instructing puppetry workshops on-line in addition to designing puppets for an upcoming music video. Along with her impartial work, she is a touring performer with Handbook Cinema, with performances worldwide. She can be a co-curator for a quarterly puppet slam, “Nasty, Brutish & Brief.”
Visitor Artist: Kara Morgan
Kara Morgan is a comedic author and performer who explores the hidden layers of the self by means of stop-motion animation and character primarily based sketch comedy, KaraMorgan.com. Having begun her profession as an opera singer, Kara interweaves her music and her singing into her creations. Her sequence The Kara Morgan Present explores the self by means of the machine of a tiny French-speaking, stop-motion animated alter-ego, Tiny Kara. A scholar of the Groundlings Theater and Faculty, Kara’s present work comedically explores her thoughts’s internal workings by means of her authentic characters The Perfectionist, The Inside Little one, Anxiousness, The Ego, The Diva and plenty of extra. You possibly can see her work on Instagram or Tiktok as @karaleemo!
Paper Puppet Collaboration:
Obtain the PDF by clicking on the picture above and print your individual paper hummingbird puppet (printing on card inventory really useful). Customise your hummingbird to your liking and have it prepared for our Zoom Occasion the place Guild member Marisol Himmel of ModdyPuppets will lead us in a screen-recording of the hummingbirds “flying” from sq. to sq. in a retelling of an previous folktale that includes this small, however mighty, protagonist.
Wanting ahead to this enjoyable night! Hope to see you there!