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Professional Learning for Educators: Telling Folktales with Shadow Puppets

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Professional Development Workshop for teachers of grades 3–12 • Presented by Hobey Ford, Kennedy Center Teaching Artist

Combining storytelling with shadow puppetry brings a variety of cultures to life in the classroom through folktales. During this workshop, teachers become familiar with folktales from many cultures. Participants learn shadow puppetry performance techniques and how to construct their own shadow puppets. Hobey Ford discusses the construction of a shadow puppet theater, scripting a folktale into a play and organizing a performance with students.

  • Type: Arts In Education,Professional Development
  • Time: December 6, 2022 - 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Venue:Acadiana Center for the Arts - Art House
  • Duration:180 minutes