ONLINE ONLY: Know Strings - Creating a Rod-Marionette

Tuesday, August 31, 2021
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
This is live workshop. Register for the event to receive a Zoom link the day before the workshop. Space is limited. Supplies will be provided and available for pick up at preferred library branch.

Master Puppeteer Daniel Luce guides participants to the creation of their very own "Rod-Marionette." Participants will work from a kit of prepared materials provided by the artist, to have their puppets up and dancing in no time! No experience necessary, just an eagerness to learn and create!

Additional supplies list:
Puppet Making Workshop Supply List
a lighter
small pliers (not critical, but helpful)

Daniel Luce is a master puppeteer, music producer and interdisciplinary artist based in Portland, Oregon. Throughout 25+ years in puppetry, Dan has studied and performed internationally under the late German marionette master, Albrecht Roser and American marionette master, Phillip Huber (Oz the Great and Powerful, Being John Malkovich). He is a repeat alumnus of the National Puppetry Conference at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center. Dan worked for 13 years as a puppet designer and artisan fabricator for the world-renowned Michael Curry Design, where he collaborated regularly with clients including Disney, Cirque du Soleil, Universal Studios and Blue Man Group.

In late 2018, Dan launched his own puppet-centric production company, Sacred Playplace Studios, where he continues to produce original works of puppetry, music and film from his home studios, often in collaboration with his wife, Tracy McFarland, and a close circle of artists, musicians and puppeteers.


Event Type
Adult Program
Age Group(s)
Daniel Luce
Liz Goodrich | | 541-312-1032