Workshop Descriptions

Creative Drama & Shadow Puppets!

Sessions 1 & 2: Grades K–6

In this workshop, participants will explore the art of shadow puppetry, experiment with simple techniques for making shadow puppets, and then work in a small group to create their own original performance piece. Through their hands-on engagement with art-making, they will discover authentic connections between shadow puppetry and a variety of academic concepts.

purdyTamara Goldbogen

Tamara Goldbogen is the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Endowed Chair for Arts Learning and director of the award-winning Arts Learning Collaborative at Weber State University. Her creative and scholarly work focuses on theatre for young audiences, puppetry, creative learning and arts integration. She teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in the College of Arts & Humanities, the College of Education, and the Honors Program. She holds an MFA in Drama and Theatre for Youth from the University of Texas at Austin.