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Upcoming events

    • September 15, 2022
    • September 17, 2022
    • Spring, Texas

    Puppeteers of America

    Southwest Regional Pepper Puppet Festival

    and the

    42nd Annual Houston Puppet Festival



    Greg Ruhe, Puppet Pizzazz, Houston, TX.

    Pix Smith, Dallas Puppet Theater, Dallas, TX

    Ellen Scott and Robbie Lueth, Hand to Mouth Puppet Theatre, Austin, TX

    Rick Strot and Allen Reeves Ware, Ware House Puppets, Waco, TX

    Karen Konnerth, Calliope Puppets, New Orleans, LA

    Two Days of PUPPET WORKSHOPS: Make puppets and learn to use them!

    Make Shadow Puppets, Nancy Refro Puppets, Favorite Stories Puppet Show, Puppets In Prague: An In-Depth Experience From Design to Performance, Make Peter Rabbit Glove Puppet, Puppet City: Memorable Standards Based Social Studies Through Puppetry, Top Ten Reasons to Use Puppets in Classroom, Make a Monster Puppet, Developing Character Voices, Make Abiyoyo Puppet, Make Newspaper Puppet, Make Walk-Around Stage, Make Talking Sock Puppet, Make Grocery Bag Puppet, Make Spider Glove Puppet, Simple Stage Ideas, Shadow Puppetry Illusions, Mix-methods of The Ware House Puppets, The Variety Puppet Show: Why and How, and more!

    REGISTRATION INFO: http://puppetfest.org  832-585-1111 or 281-799-1398.

    adventureland77@gmail.com or jkpuppet@aol.com

    PUPPET STORE: Buy Puppets and Puppetry Books!  Lunch Included!

    Educators and Librarians Earn 7-14 Texas Education Agency Continuing Professional Education Clock Hours (7 hours per day)

    PER DAY COST: Adults: $70. Youth: $50. Group Rate: Bring 5 staff: get $10 off each!

Past events

April 08, 2022 Chimpanzee
April 07, 2022 New Orleans Giant Puppet Festival

States/Provinces: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee

-Position Open-
Jody Wren



Central Florida Puppetry Guild
Chartered 1988
President: April Tennyson
Newsletter: The Central Florida Puppet Guild Journal

Florida Suncoast Puppet Guild
Chartered 1976
Contact: Jody Wren
Newsletter: Suncoast Puppet Platform

Gold Coast Puppet Guild
Chartered 1982
President: Alan Gibson
Newsletter: The Puppet Post

Puppet Guild of South Florida
Chartered 1965
President: David Goboff
Newsletter: Puppet-Gram


Atlanta Puppetry Guild
Chartered 1974
President: Heidi Carpenter
Newsletter: The Atlanta Puppet Press

Savannah Coastal Puppetry Guild
Chartered 1979
President: Angela Beasley
Newsletter: The Gluppet Gazette


Mississippi Puppet Guild
Chartered 1985
Contact: Peter Zapletal

Puppeteers of America
310 East 38th St, Suite 127
Minneapolis, MN 55409