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Karamu House Arts Academy

Arts of Storytelling Workshop: Shadow Puppetry




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A limited number of Financial Scholarships are available to those who qualify. Contact Latecia Wilson at for assistance with scholarships.

Age:              18+

Duration:       60 minutes

Frequency:     2 per week

Schedule:       Tuesday 6:30-7:30p and Saturday 2:00p-3:00p (Oct 27-Nov 17)

Size:               25 maximum

Materials provided? Yes (see below)

Description: 2020 is the year we celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance. A year celebrating African American innovation and creativity, and the year 2020 has required us to grow in our creativity. This workshop will teach participants how to craft and manipulate shadow puppetry in order to explore innovative ways of storytelling.

Materials Included: Each student will receive a supply kit via USPS mail, which includes all necessary tools to create and craft shadow puppets.

About the Instructor: 

Julia Rosa Sosa, is an El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juarez native, now based in Cleveland, OH. She is a University of Texas at El Paso alumni. She has served as an assistant director in Tony award winner theatres such as Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Mojada: Una Medea in Los Angeles by Luis Alfaro,  Native Gardens at Cleveland PlayHouse to Robert Barry Fleming and the canceled Antigone directed by Lauren Keating due to COVID-19.She has directed productions in Spanish in Cleveland as; In The Time of the Butterflies and Marisol at Cleveland Public Theatre. Julia is the playwright of the play En Ultimas Noticias for the El Paso Strong: an Evening of Short Plays by El Paso Playwrights in response to Walmart Shootings in 2019. And El Toro y la Niña for the radio festival ReUnion rEvolucion: A Latinx New Works Festival.

Payment plan available: $43 deposit plus 2 payments of $43.00, paid weekly.
  • Oct 27 - Nov 17th, 2020
    Tue for 4 weeks from 6:30 - 7:30 pm

Online Class

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