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Could twenty eighth Guild Assembly – Marionette Grasp, Kevin Menegus Shares His Abilities – SFBAPG – San Francisco Bay Space Puppeteers Guild

Don’t miss this 1st “Dwell” Guild Assembly shortly. Unfold the phrase & invite your folks. This may also be a hybrid Dwell/Zoom Assembly will probably be made obtainable to guild members through electronic mail previous to the occasion.

When: Sat., Could twenty eighth , 2 – 4:30,

right here: John F. Kennedy Library, Joseph Room, 505 Santa Clara St, Vallejo

Free agenda, instances might fluctuate

  • 1:45 Doorways open. Meet & Greet. Take a look at Guild Library. Discover Guild Librarian at guild Library desk when you’d like tickets for the Big Ebook 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. Experiences and Bulletins. Two of our gifted Guild members may also share their experiences with marionettes and puppet restoration.
  • 4 pm Social. Guild Library. Big Ebook Giveaway Bonanza

Presentation: Kevin Menegus will probably be displaying marionettes from Fratello Marionettes’ latest manufacturing of “Jack & the Beanstalk.” The dialogue will look at 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 data to share on growing a present, which will probably be invaluable to all puppeteers. The “Jack and the Beanstalk” puppets, of their “in progress” state, will probably be obtainable for Guild members to attempt to e

xplore for themselves! 

Kevin may also be performing a number of acts from his selection present “The Vaudeville Follies” and present how large-scale marionettes are utilized in performances. There may also 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 the artwork of marionettes since 1989. The corporate continues the custom of traditional 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 a few months to create. The corporate additionally collaborates with native symphony orchestras to provide unforgettable performances mixing dwell classical music with the storytelling artwork of puppetry.

Based mostly within the San Francisco Bay Space, The Fratello Marionettes has carried out in areas all over the world.

Kevin Menegus: Founder, Builder, Performer Fratello Marionettes founder Kevin Menegus grew to become intrigued by puppetry after receiving a puppet as a present, at age six. Kevin went o

n to apprentice with among 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 turns out to be useful for choosing and orchestrating the correct music for every marionette efficiency. Kevin has carried out for audiences all over the world, together with a number of main cruise traces.

Marisol Himmel attended the Scott Land College’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.



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