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 Log in early to get pleasure from a Meet-and-Greet with our particular host and say hey to pals, new and outdated. Do you might have an outfit you usually reserve for “going out” that hasn’t seen the sunshine of day for 2 years? Properly, seize the highest as a result of the gown code for this get together 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 data HERE: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050e4baeab2aa7fc1-january
Welcoming 2022 on January 22, that includes TWO wonderful artists: Myra Su and Kara Morgan! Every artist will introduce their modern quick movies and take part in a brief Q&A. We can 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 based mostly in Chicago, MyraSu.com. Her major medium is shadow puppetry however her work additionally consists of experimentations with video, crankies, and different paper-based media. Most just lately, she was a recipient of a Handmade Puppet Desires 2020 Quarantine Movie Micro-Fee grant. Her quick puppet movie, GOODNIGHT SHADOW, debuted in February 2021 and was made beneath lockdown situations. She is presently educating puppetry workshops on-line in addition to designing puppets for an upcoming music video. Along with her unbiased work, she is a touring performer with Guide Cinema, with performances worldwide. She can also be a co-curator for a quarterly puppet slam, “Nasty, Brutish & Quick.”
Visitor Artist: Kara Morgan
Kara Morgan is a comedic author and performer who explores the hidden layers of the self by way of stop-motion animation and character based mostly 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 way of the system of a tiny French-speaking, stop-motion animated alter-ego, Tiny Kara. A pupil of the Groundlings Theater and Faculty, Karas present work comedically explores her thoughtss internal workings by way of her unique characters The Perfectionist, The Internal Little one, Anxiousness, The Ego, The Diva and lots 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 advisable). Customise your hummingbird to your liking and have it prepared for our Zoom Celebration 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 outdated folktale that includes this small, however mighty, protagonist.
Trying ahead to this enjoyable night! Hope to see you there!