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Designing for the Puppet Theatre
Arlyn Coad, co-founder and co-artistic director of Coad Canada Puppets, was a world-renowned puppet theatre designer. Before her untimely death, she detailed the skills and process she used in designing the company's award winning productions. Included are tips from her three decade career.
In her memory, the Arlyn Award for Outstanding Design in the Puppet Theatre was created. It is a world-wide search for truly outstanding puppet theatre productions. This book includes a photo retrospective of the productions and designers who have received the Arlyn Award and the Arlyn Certificate of Recognition which is presented to the entries remaining into the jury's final round of selection.
Proceeds from this book will be invested in the Arlyn Award Endowment Fund that provides the cash purse accompanying the Arlyn Award.
"Filled with practical and theoretical advice on every aspect of puppet theatre design, there is something
in this book for both beginners and well-established professionals."
Author: Arlyn Coad
Total Pages: 124
Colour Photographs: Over 150
The Dick Myers Project
Richard Bradshaw's Guide to Shadow Puppets
Theatre of Hand Puppets
Marionette Sourcebook: Theory & Technique
Making Puppets the "Fairyland Way"
Stevens' Course in Puppetry