“I started building puppets when I was a kid,” says Noreen Young. After attending art college in Toronto, she worked as a professional television puppeteer and producer for CBC, TVO and the Family Channel before launching Almonte’s Puppets Up! festival from 2005 to 2016. As well as coordinating the weekend-long festival, with its 250 volunteers, she also offers puppet-making workshops for small groups.
- Full day workshop, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Foam hand puppet
$30 per person, including all materials. Maximum 20 persons (subject to change without notice)
- Three-day workshop, Latex head puppet
$85 per person, including all materials. Maximum 8 persons.
Learn more at https://mvtm.ca/?exhibition=noreen-young-retrospective
An interview with Noreen Young: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0c44wPHsGBU
Under the Umbrella Tree: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=under+the+umbrella+tree+full+episodes