During this interactive workshop, Puppet Artist Nehprii Amenii, will lead children and families in a creative conversation about Change. This session will provide a space for participants to reflect on and discuss some of the changes they've noticed for within their own lives, families and community... as well as some of the changes they hope to happen next!
Space is Limited to 15 Participants. Make a Reservation to Participate on Zoom.
Materials Needed: Paper, Markers or Crayons, scissors, a picture of someone they love....and something ....Green!
"Timed for after school viewing!"
Special thanks to The Jim Henson Foundation for supporting our online puppetry programming.
Please support La MaMa as we create radical ways to connect you with online happenings and audience engagement in this time of isolation.
Nehprii Amenii is director, writer, puppeteer and educator. She has worked with and created puppetry for Bread and Puppet Theatre, In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask theatre, Alvin Ailey American Dance Foundation, The New York Phil Harmonic, and more. She Has enjoyed 20 years of teaching and Curriculum Development . She uses storytelling and puppetry to mentor teachers and help newly arrived immigrants share their own stories. She is a member of the Lincoln Center Theater Directors lab, has served as advisor for Ballard Institute and Museum of puppetry, is recipient of the Lipkin Prize for playwriting for her Play Food for the Gods, is author and Illustrator of Memories of the Little Elephant, and is very happy to be rejoining La Ma Ma Kids! www.nehpriiamenii.com
About La MaMa Kids Online
La MaMa Kids Online presents weekly kids performances and hands-on workshops online, timed especially for “after school” viewing! La MaMa will continue to use emerging technologies to create a new venue for artistic expression that questions how art can function and how we as a society can survive challenging periods of history.
Fun for the whole family! STORYTELLING, MUSIC-MAKING, PUPPET CRAFT, MASK-MAKING, AND MORE! La MaMa Kids is a series of creative workshops and performances for the young and the young at heart. Master artists from LaMaMa teach theatre crafts in workshops that encourage imaginative play and hands-on learning. Children and adults learn the basics of storytelling, dance, mask and puppet-making, and more! Held monthly, La MaMa Kids is fun for the whole family!