2019 WORKSHOP TOPICS

The workshop topics listed below are from our 2019 conference to give you an idea of the variety we offered. We will update our specific workshop topics for 2020 conference in the late spring. 

FOCUS SERIES

These special 3-part performance technique workshops are only offered Wednesday and Thursday!

Learn more about FOCUS.

  • Beginning Puppetry FOCUS

  • Intermediate Puppetry FOCUS

  • Advanced Puppetry FOCUS

  • Beginning Creative Ministry FOCUS

  • Intermediate/Advanced Creative Ministry FOCUS

CREATIVE MINISTRY

  • American Sign Language

  • Dream, Think, Create!

  • Stage Presence

  • Worshipful Dance

  • Human Video

  • Movement 4 Non-Movers

  • Combining Signed English with Creative Movement

  • Gospel Magic

  • Gospel Clowning

PUPPETRY

  • Basic Puppetry Technique

  • Intermediate Puppetry Technique

  • Advanced Puppetry Technique

  • Puppet Choreography

  • Ventriloquism 101

  • Puppets Without a Stage

  • Out of the Box Puppetry

  • Adventures in Alternative Puppetry Styles: Marionettes, Bunraku, Shadows & Beyond

  • And More!

LEADERSHIP

  • Building & Leading a Ministry Team

  • Advocating for the Arts with your Senior Leadership

  • Connecting the Dots (or Songs)

  • What's the Motivation Behind your Performance?

  • Small Teams Doing Big Things

  • Working With Limited Resources & People

  • Stickin' With It: Sustaining Ministry

CONSTRUCTION

Learn hands-on by building a project you can keep! Learn more here.

  • Full Body People Puppet

  • Baby Bird Puppet

  • Human Hand Monster Puppet

  • Quick & Easy Costuming

  • Multiple Moving Mouth Prop-pet

  • Gospel Magic

  • Balloon Twisting

  • And More!

SPECIAL TOPICS

  • So You Wanna Work with Blacklight?

  • Props: Ordinary to Extraordinary

  • Sharing the Gospel on the Go

  • Ideas: Where to Get & How to Use

  • Sidewalk Sunday School

  • Ministering with Compassion

  • Enhancing your Ministry Electronically

  • Character & Script Development

  • Telling the Old Story in a New Way

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