2019 National Puppetry Festival
They say “birds of a feather flock together” and the 2019 National Puppetry Festival is a time for the community to flock together to acquire new knowledge, preserve puppetry arts, be inspired and invite the community to engage with the art. The festival will feature over 20 performances from national and international artists ranging from traditional to experimental. More than 50 workshops which will provide attendees with hands-on creation or physical skill development, as well as lively, interactive discussions, lectures and demonstrations. Other festival features include The Puppetry Store, Puppet Exhibit, Critical Exchange, Meet the Artists and Professional Day or Teaching Artists and Therapists.
Learn the Secrets of the Pros – Online Convention Nov. 1-4
Over 20 professional entertainers, producers, and actors are sharing their secrets on how to be successful. You’ll learn step-by-step marketing strategies, how to book more gigs, how to sell out shows, and more. Pour yourself a cup of coffee, get in a comfy chair, and start learning.
Brand Shur and Art Grueneberger, members of Puppeteers of America, will be sharing their experiences.
Learn more and register to get free access at wellattendedsummit.com.
Here is the schedule:
Thursday, November 1, 2018
Thom Britton – The Steps to Become a Full Time Theater Performer
Bill Abbott – Personalizing Your Presentations and Selling Products
David Serero – Achieving Success Against All Odds
Gary Berg – How to Find and Work with an Agent
David DaVinci – Leveraging Your Talent to Get Free Publicity
Friday, November 2, 2018
Bill Gladwell – The Benefits of Performing in Tourist Destinations
Brad Shur – Getting Your Show Booked in a Theater
Dan Holzman – Creating a Successful Act Lasting Over 30 Years
David Parr – Finding Your Creative Voice and Developing New Material
Philip Peredo – How to Secure Investor Funding and ROI Strategies
Saturday, November 3, 2018
Paul Draper – How to Get on TV and Get Celebrity Endorsements
Art Grueneberger – How to Make $250,000 a Year with Corporate Contracts
Freya West – How to Diversify Your Income and Make a Living with Burlesque
Matt Marberry – Producing Multiple Shows Across the Country
Peter Boie – Making a Living with College Shows
Sunday, November 4, 2018
Brad Montgomery – The Secrets to Increasing Your Bookings
Evasons – How the Mentalist Duo Books Their Act in Various Markets
JC Sum – How to Use the Trinity of Success to Build you Career
Peter Michael Marino – How to Perform and Get Reviews at Fringe Festivals
Marty Wilson – Tapping into the Wisdom of Your Network
Joe Diamond – Marketing Strategies to Sell Out Shows
Once again, register for free access at wellattendedsummit.com.
Terry Fator Special Offer!
Puppeteers of America is thrilled to feature America's Got Talent winner Terry Fator in the upcoming issue of the Puppetry Journal. The magazine is normally available only to members, but we are producing extra copies of this issue and Terry has graciously offered to support PofA by personally SIGNING the first 200 magazines that are ordered.
ALSO: If you would like to know more about what’s happening in the world of puppetry and support the work of Puppeteers of America, use coupon code TERRYFAN to save $5 off an adult, senior or youth membership. You'll get a 4-issue subscription including this new issue which Terry will sign for you.