Puppeteers Without Borders

We are an international organization, created by three professional and experienced puppeteers/educators, with the vision of promoting growth, change and conflict-resolution. Our mission is to empower communities around the world to confront difficult issues through the magical art of puppetry. Why Puppetry? Puppets dare to tell all. They can be outspoken, truthful and humorous. Through puppetry we can reach the outrageous, absurd and impossible. As an ancient mode of communication, puppetry still holds immense potential to encourage the emergence of creativity and self expression. Working on the edge between entertainment and education, puppets can both teach and persuade. They are a wonde...

Puppeteers Without Borders
La Maison en Paille
Salazac, Gard 30760
France
3466792420
http://www.puppeteerswithoutborders.org

Board of Directors

Erica Zoltan Sapir, Rochi Dan, Dina Kaplan

Mission

We are an international organization, created by three professional and experienced puppeteers/educators, with the vision of promoting growth, change and conflict-resolution. Our mission is to empower communities around the world to confront difficult issues through the magical art of puppetry. Why Puppetry? Puppets dare to tell all. They can be outspoken, truthful and humorous. Through puppetry we can reach the outrageous, absurd and impossible. As an ancient mode of communication, puppetry still holds immense potential to encourage the emergence of creativity and self expression. Working on the edge between entertainment and education, puppets can both teach and persuade. They are a wonderful tool to help communities grow and change.

Programs

We create training modules in health education, family planning, HIV/AIDS prevention, non-violent-communication, environmental topics, cultural diversity and human rights, and we train professionals in different domains, to make simple puppets and use them in their work. Our target training is with, but not limited to, the following professionals: Teachers Therapists Community health workers Nurses Social Workers

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