Profit From Puppet Shows

If the idea of performing puppet shows for children appeals to you, here's some advice on how to get started.



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Well conceived and mounted puppet shows will enthrall young audiences. The children may even think your "actors" are real!
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Starting your own puppet troupe means assembling a collection of the "little folk." These puppets have fixed mouths.
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You may also want to procure several "mouth" puppets to add variety to your shows.
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The stage should be attractive and colorful, and designed for easy assembly and disassembly. It should also be sized to your dimensions, so you'll be comfortable when you sit or stand inside it.
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Don't try to memorize an entire play. Instead, attach your script to the wall in front of you just below the stage floor. Keep one eye on the script and the others on the characters.
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After the show, the youthful viewers will be delighted by a chance to meet the "cast."
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