Introduction to Clay Puppetry and Film (In-person Option)
Apr 13 - May 18 (Tuesday)
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Ages 5-255 · Co-Ed
Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center
From Apr 13, 2021 to May 18, 2021
Each Tuesday from 06:00 PM to 07:30 PM
The last day for Internet Registration was Apr 21, 2021 10:50 AM.Instructor: James Cooper
Combine video editing and puppet-making with James Cooper. Through this six-week course, students will learn the fundamentals of design, script-writing and video editing through the art of puppetry. Participants will be challenged to model, sculpt and paint their own puppet; create an original short story and film their project to be featured in the Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center online creative arts gallery.
About the Instructor: Master puppeteer James T.L. Cooper, provides creative opportunities for children from 3 to 103 years young. Mr. Cooper boasts over twenty years of theatre arts and technical theater experience, fifteen plus years of professional puppet and prop design experience and more than ten years of experience in teaching and program development.
In addition to TLC Puppet Workshops, James runs The Venue on 35th; is a teaching artist with Young Audiences of Virginia and is a resident lighting designer with the Virginia Arts Festival. Mr. Cooper aims to increase children's awareness of the world around them in a creative environment while providing inspiration that lasts a lifetime.
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