Don’t miss this 1st “Reside” Guild Assembly shortly. Unfold the phrase & invite your folks. This will even be a hybrid Reside/Zoom Assembly will likely be made obtainable to guild members by way of electronic mail previous to the occasion.
When: Sat., Could twenty eighth , 2 – 4:30,
Unfastened agenda, occasions might differ
- 1:45 Doorways open. Meet & Greet. Try Guild Library. Discover Guild Librarian at guild Library desk in case you’d like tickets for the Big E book Giveaway Bonanza
- 2 pm Welcome & Fratello Marionettes’ Presentation
- 3:20 Quick Break/Social for any library viewers to depart in the event that they aren’t attending the Guild assembly
- 3:30 Guild assembly led by President John Arnold. Welcome to members. Introduction of the three new board members. Briefintroductions by members. Studies and Bulletins. Two of our proficient Guild members will even share their experiences with marionettes and puppet restoration.
- 4 pm Social. Guild Library. Big E book Giveaway Bonanza
Presentation: Kevin Menegus will likely be exhibiting marionettes from Fratello Marionettes’ latest manufacturing of “Jack & the Beanstalk.” The dialogue will study the year-long course of of making a brand new manufacturing, from story and script, character design, costume fabrication, and crafting the marionettes and stage. Kevin has a wealth of knowledge to share on growing a present, which will likely be invaluable to all puppeteers. The “Jack and the Beanstalk” puppets, of their “in progress” state, will likely be obtainable for Guild members to try to e
xplore for themselves!
Kevin will even be performing a number of acts from his selection present “The Vaudeville Follies” and present how large-scale marionettes are utilized in performances. There will even be a dialogue concerning the puppet restoration work Kevin does for museums and personal purchasers all around the globe. The Fratello Marionettes has been ente
rtaining audiences by means of the artwork of marionettes since 1989. The corporate continues the custom of basic marionette performances. All of the puppets you see in The Fratello Marionettes’ repertoire are conceptualized and constructed by the puppeteers themselv
es, with painstaking consideration to element. Every marionette takes two to 3 months to create. The corporate additionally collaborates with native symphony orchestras to provide unforgettable performances mixing reside classical music with the storytelling artwork of puppetry.
Primarily based within the San Francisco Bay Space, The Fratello Marionettes has carried out in places around the globe.
Kevin Menegus: Founder, Builder, Performer Fratello Marionettes founder Kevin Menegus turned intrigued by puppetry after receiving a puppet as a present, at age six. Kevin went o
n to apprentice with a few of the main puppeteers within the nation, together with Tony Urbano
, Bob Baker, Randal Metz and Lewis Mahlmann, studying from them whereas growing distinctive constructing and performing types of his personal.
Kevin holds a Bachelor of Music Diploma in Percussion Efficiency from the College of The Pacific Conservatory of Music. This is useful for choosing and orchestrating the appropriate music for every marionette efficiency. Kevin has carried out for audiences around the globe, together with a number of main cruise traces.
Marisol Himmel attended the Scott Land Faculty’s Marionette-building Weekend Workshop with Dave Herzog. She was sponsored by the Marc Dunworth Basis for the Performing Arts and can replace us on this workshop.
Ilene Kennedy is restoring puppets for our Guild and can share a little bit of her work and the challenges of coping with older puppets in want of restore.