SHADOW THEATRE with Maggie Winston

Shadow puppetry is one of the oldest and most highly developed storytelling traditions in the world. Drawing
from traditional Indonesian Shadow Puppetry (Wayang Kulit), participants will learn how to create their own
original Shadow Theatre, using paper cutting, coloured plastics, and an old-fashioned overhead projector.
Students will have the opportunity to play with light and shadow silhouettes on a large screen as well as create
their own 2-D articulated shadow puppets and large scale shadow masks.
ROOM SPECIFICATIONS: Work tables. Room must be able to get dark. Shadow screen & overhead projector
(provided by artist).

Themes: Other than Arts, the workshop incorporates elements of STEAM.

Materials: Poster board paper, pencils/erasers, fine blade Exacto knives, scissors, cutting mats, clear tape,
acetate (transparent and coloured), skewers or bamboo sticks, wire

Grade Levels: Secondary Grades 7-11

Artist Profile: Maggie Winston


Phone: (443)640-8026

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