Miss Merlynda Puppet Theatre

01237 431166

Miss Merlynda Puppet Theatre - Workshops


a gottle o' gear!

- learn ventriloquism workshops -


puppet-MAKING with Miss Merlynda!

- fun puppet-making workshops -


Miss Merlynda - aka Merlynda Robinson (LLAM) - is the Founder & Resident Trainer of The Ventriloquist Club of Great Britain - a Full Member of BrUNIMA - a Full Member of Puppeteers UK (PUK) - and - a Full Member of EQUITY (Variety Entertainers & Children's Entertainers). 

Miss Merlynda is also a Licentiate and Associate of The London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art (LLAM, ALAM, LAMDA) - Awarded 4 LAMDA Honours Medals In Speech and Acting - and successfully completed The Mastery at The Actors Institute in the 1980s. 

Miss Merlynda is also a multi Award-Winning and much-published and radio-broadcast Children's FairyTales & Fables Comedy Performance Poet - and - a multi Award-Winning Children's Novelty Songwriter.  Miss Merlynda is also an internationally exhibited Illustrator/Cartoonist and 3-D Maker.

Every Week Miss Merlynda Performs Live Ventriloquist Puppetry and Marionette Puppetry For Audiences of Children & The Very Young At Heart! - in England's tiniest Live Puppetry Theatre and Garden - 'Miss Merlynda Puppet Theatre' - which is set in the ancient Woodlands Trust woodlands by the unspoilt village of Bucks Mills (only 10 minutes walk from the Bucks Mills Beach and The Cabin) in glorious North Devon - approximately 7 miles from the Devon/Cornwall border.


- WORKSHOPS -

Every Week Miss Merlynda conducts her Hugely Entertaining

'A Gottle O' Gear!

- Learn Ventriloquism Workshops with Miss Merlynda!'

- and her -

'Fun Puppet-Making Workshops with Miss Merlynda!'

- in both the Theatre and Garden -

FOR ALL AGES!

Sessions Are Available To Book On Weekdays & Weekends - Mornings - Afternoons - and - Full Day Sessions. 

There are no limits on how many Sessions may be booked -

In The Wacky World of Ventriloquism & Puppetry

There Is Always More To Learn -

And - There Is Always More Puppetry Fun To Enjoy! 


WORKSHOP SESSION TIMES:  

Morning Session Times: 10.00am to 12.30pm

Afternoon Session Times:  2.30pm to 5.00pm 

Full Day Session Times:  10.00am to 5.00pm 


WORKSHOP SESSION FEES:

Sessions For Children (Under 16s)

Children:  Half-Day = £30.00

Children:  Full-Day = £60.00

Sessions For Adults (Over 16s)

Adults:  Half-Day = £45.00

Adults:  Full-Day = £90.00 


WORKSHOP SESSION FEES INCLUDE: 

Learning Materials - Study Notes - Diagrams - Illustrations

Ventriloquism Vocal Exercises

Singing Ventriloquism Exercises

History of Ventriloquism Notes

History of Puppetry Notes

Puppet-Making Materials (For Puppet-Making Workshops)

Vocal Character Creation Techniques

Singing Ventriloquism Techniques

How To Perform Puppetry Techniques

Puppet Manipulation Techniques

How To Perform Punch & Judy Shows

How To Perform With Marionettes

How To Perform With Trigger Puppets

How To Perform With A Ventriloquist Mask

AND MUCH MORE!

- PLUS! -

- And If You Wish -

Miss Merlynda will also film/photograph your Debut performance as a Ventriloquist - and/or - Puppeteer in the Miss Merlynda Puppet Theatre and Garden - and Share this Debut performance film via the Miss Merlynda Puppet Theatre Club's Facebook Page

- PLUS! -

Showcase your Debut performance film via the

Miss Merlynda Puppet Theatre Club website

- and via -

The Ventriloquist Club of Great Britain website. 


HOW TO BOOK WORKSHOP SESSIONS:

Workshop Sessions Must Be Booked In Advance By Calling: 01237 431166.

Children Must Be Accompanied By An Adult BOTH On Arrival and On Departure. 

Please Bring Your Own Lunch/Snacks.

Water/Tea/Coffee/Soft Drinks Are Provided. 

Please Notify If You Have An Allergy To Puppet-Making Materials Which May Include:  Feathers, Latex, Foam, Glue. 

Please Notify If You Have Any Respiratory Issues For The Learning Ventriloquism Workshop Sessions. 


PAYMENT:

Payment For Workshop Sessions Should Be Made On Arrival.

Accepted Payment Methods:  Cash - Paypal. 

Please Call To Book Your Session/s:  01237 431166 

Session/s Are Available On Weekday and Weekends.


Please Call: 01237 431166 - or - Submit 'Contact Form Enquiry' Should You Have Any Questions. 


MISS MERLYNDA & HER CHEEKY PUPPET FRIENDS!

LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU VERY SOON!