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Puppeteers of America Great Plains Region

Minneapolis Puppetry Palate: A Taste of Puppetry Mini-Festival Call for Performers & Workshop Presenters

Location: MN — Twin Cities Metro
Type: Call for Submissions
Theater / Performance

Deadline: 04/14/2024

Other Criteria:
Open to artists nationally
Paid opportunity (stipend amount varies)


Indulge your senses in a savory celebration of puppetry at the Minneapolis Puppetry Palate, hosted by the Puppeteers of America Great Plains Regional Festival! We invite puppeteers and workshop presenters from across the country to join us in crafting a delectable menu of puppetry delights.

Event: Minneapolis Puppetry Palate
Date: August 15-18
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Embark on a culinary journey through the diverse flavors of puppetry as we showcase the talents of our region’s most delicious artists. From tantalizing performances to enriching workshops, the Minneapolis Puppetry Palate promises a feast for the senses and a banquet for the soul.

Call for Performers

Are you a puppeteer ready to dazzle audiences with your creativity and skill? We invite you to submit your mouthwatering performances for consideration at the Minneapolis Puppetry Palate. Whether you specialize in traditional puppetry, experimental techniques, or immersive storytelling, we want to savor the unique flavor of your artistry.

Call for Workshop Presenters

Do you have a recipe for puppetry success that you’re eager to share? We’re seeking workshop presenters to enrich our festival with their expertise and passion for the craft. Whether you’re a seasoned puppeteer or a fresh face in the scene, we welcome proposals for hands-on workshops, engaging discussions, and skill-building sessions.

Workshop topics may include:

Puppet Building Techniques
Puppet Performance Skills
Puppetry in Education & Therapy
Storytelling with Puppets
Puppetry for Social Change
Puppetry and Technology
The Business of Puppetry

Don’t miss this opportunity to join us for a weekend that will leave your mouth watering and taste buds tingling for puppets. Submit your proposals by April 14th and mark your calendars for a puppetry experience like no other at the Minneapolis Puppetry Palate!

To submit your proposal at or for more information contact

Bon appétit!