It’s that biennial season again where the Puppeteers of America Awards Committee delights in giving recognition for achievements in the Art of Puppetry!
Do you know any individual or group that has made an extraordinary contribution to the art form? Please submit your nomination for one of the PofA Awards!
PRESIDENT’S AWARD: for outstanding contributions to the Art of Puppetry.
TRUSTEES’ AWARD: for outstanding service to The Puppeteers of America organization.
PUPPETEERS of AMERICA AWARD: for contributions to puppetry by persons or groups not immediately involved in the field.
JIM HENSON AWARD for INNOVATION: for innovation in puppetry that is technological, dramaturgical or collaborative in nature.
GEORGE LATSHAW AWARD FOR WRITING: for accomplishments in writing and publishing in the field of puppetry.
MARJORIE BATCHELDER McPHARLIN AWARD: for puppetry-related contributions in the field of education and therapy.
Tell us why you are making the nomination:
Write a brief profile telling the committee about the accomplishments of the nominee (one page maximum). Materials supporting a nomination may include links to articles by and about the candidate; copies of awards, citations, or anything that can help to document the expertise and abilities of the nominee.
- Any member of POA may submit a nomination.
- You must not nominate yourself.
- Keep the nominations secret; do not tell those you are nominating or broadcast who you have nominated.
To learn more about past awards, go to:
The deadline to submit nominations is May 15, 2013. Please send your nominations to Brian Hull, Awards Committee Chair: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Brian or any other Awards Committee member:
Brian Hull, Chair – email@example.com 615-862-5785 (Nashville, TN)
Liz Freeman – LindenTree85@comcast.net 781-246-2836 (Wakefield, MA)
Lisa Rhodes – firstname.lastname@example.org 404-633-7855 (Atlanta, GA)
Jim Rose – email@example.com 937-767-7645 (Yellow Springs, OH)
Dmitri Carter – firstname.lastname@example.org 206-523-2579 (Seattle, WA)