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Les Blettes: Isabelle Bartkowiak & Julie Malenfant

La marionnette déconfinée // Puppets Unconfined

Workshop 3 – Rod puppets by Les Blettes

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Les Blettes: Isabelle Bartkowiak & Julie Malenfant
Francophone Family programming Theatre Workshops


Live from Les Blettes Facebook page! (in French)

Four workshops, 45 minutes each | For ages 7 +
Tuesdays at 11 am - June 9, 16, 23 and 30

Through a series of four workshops, Les Blettes (Isabelle Bartkowiak and Julie Malenfant) invite you to discover the art of puppetry. An invitation to free your scissors, your cardboard and your imagination from confinement! Come craft with us!

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Workshop 3 – Rod puppets: Musical inspiration

Get out your scissors, fabric and glue: we’re going to make fabric puppets and learn the basics of manipulating them!


  • Scissors
  • Masking tape
  • White glue
  • A bowl
  • Various fabrics
  • Needle and thread—and your parent!
  • A rod or stick
  • Newsprint
  • Paint
  • Rice 


  • Fabric glue or glue gun—and your parent!

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Workshop 1:  Shadow puppet theatre (Tuesday, June 9)
Workshop 2:  Hand puppet theatre (Tuesday, June 16)
Workshop 4: Paper puppets (Tuesday, June 30)

Les Blettes: Isabelle Bartkowiak & Julie Malenfant