Why Puppets (and Puppeteers) Are Still Important
Sharing with the world the Art of Puppetry is an important goal we share at The UpBeat Imagination Workshop. Puppets can range from a simple finger puppet to a huge animatronic puppet worked by dozens of puppeteers . It bridges the gap between fantasy and reality. However, there are some major misconceptions on why this art is so popular with some. Is puppetry just for kids? What makes someone so interested in playing with "dolls". There is more to it. Check out this awesome post from Smithsonian that digs deep into the importance of puppets and their puppeteers.