SATURDAY, MARCH 27, 2021
12:15-1:15PM PT / 3:15-4:15PM ET
Instructor: Lee Armstrong
End your spring break with a fun family-friendly sock puppet-making class! Lee Armstrong, an expert puppet maker and former puppeteer for Jim Henson, will guide the class through turning a boring sock into a fantastic creature. She will also teach how to make puppets come alive through movement tips and tricks.
Materials included for youth 18 and under! Pick-up for materials will be on Friday, March 26 and will include a new sock and various fabric supplies that may include feathers, felt, pom poms, lace and more! Glue not provided. We recommend using hot glue (with supervision) or Beacon Magna-Tac Fabric Glue, click here for glue! (Materials can be shipped for an additional fee) Please email [email protected] for shipping inquiries.
$5-$25 Pay-what-you-can for youth ages 18 and under.
$25 for Adults
Thanks to a generous grant from the Plein Aire Foundation we are able to offer this class at a sliding scale for everyone 18 and under.
Lee started out as a TV puppeteer for Jim Henson’s “Fraggle Rock.” Her credits include “Being John Malkovich” “MonkeyBone” “Follow That Bird” “Mustard Pancakes” for PBS, “Little Leaps” for Leapfrog Toys, etc.
Her commercial credits include AXE, Best Buy, Mercedes Benz, Round Table Pizza, etc. She is the recipient of two Regional Emmys as producer/writer & puppeteer. Lee is the Video Production Consultant for Puppeteers of America. Lee has a degree in Theater and received two Canada Council grants for her work in puppetry. She has taught numerous courses in puppetry, including “Jim Henson and the Art of the Muppets” at UCSC.