Youth Arts Arise: Won’t You Be My (magical) Neighbor?

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Date(s) - Wed. Apr. 04, 2018
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm


Class Description: Celebrate the 50th anniversary year of” Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood by creating a neighborhood for magical creatures. What shops, houses and parks would be in a welcoming neighborhood for trolls, unicorns, genies and others?  Class participants transform a shoebox into a shop, school or dwelling their favorite creature might need.  At the end of the second class we’ll put the structures together into a neighborhood.

About the Instructor: After studying traditional puppetry in Taiwan for three years, Margaret Moody began incorporating the acrobatic movements of the Taiwanese style into her own hand puppet shows, which feature the Monkey King, fairies and trolls. Currently she works as a solo puppeteer in schools, community centers and libraries and with the troupe Galapagos Puppets for museum and school audiences.

What is Youth Arts Arise?

Youth Arts Arise is a is an arts education project for students ages 11 to 16. This FREE program is a great after school opportunity to explore  creativity in a wide range of artistic mediums. To register, you can either fill in the All LanguagesYAA Form, Winter 2018 and sent it, or pick one up in person from the office.