All Strings Attached: Create your own Newspaper Marionette with Ali DeRegt


Learn to make new puppets with old news! Instructor Ali DeRegt will coach you on the basics of sculpting with masking tape and newspaper, and will walk you through the basics of making your very first marionette. This workshop is suitable for anyone from 8 to 88 years of age. This workshop is suitable for beginners with no prior puppetry or crafting experience necessary. The workshop will finish with a few tips on manipulation to help bring your new stringed creature to life!

All supplies are included.

Single Tickets: $20.00

Family Duo (either parent-child or two children): $30.00

Artist Biography

Ali DeRegt is an emerging artist based in Calgary, specialized in clown, puppetry, and voice over. As a co-founder of Pape & Taper Productions, she spends most of her time covered in paint and paper mache. She received her BFA from the University of Lethbridge in 2012. Select credits include Chromatic Theatre's Medea, River: A Puppet Myth with Mudfoot Theatre, and Song of the Say-Sayer with TheatreXtra. She is currently occupied with building ghostly inhabitants of Pape & Taper's current production, Timmy, Tommy, and the Haunted Hotel.