Participants will create and explore a vocabulary of limitations. The workshop explores the creation of an autobiographical 3-D puppet.
Taught by Michael Sommers:
Michael Sommers has worked professionally in theater for three decades and is renowned in the Twin Cities for his unique, visual approach to the stage and his versatility in multiple art forms. He has worked as puppeteer, writer, performer, designer, and director throughout his career. He has collected many awards including a Ford Fellowship and a Bush Enduring Visions award. Sommers is currently the Artist in Residence at The Open Eye Figure Theatre and an Associate Professor in the newly formed Department of Collaborative Arts at the University of Minnesota.
Coffee, donuts, and supplies provided!