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Take Five: Puppetry

Join Take Five! This ArtStream intensive that holds space for to create their own puppets and plays using everyday household items!


Date: 5/17/2021, 5/18/2021, 5/19/2021, 5/20/2021, 5/21/2021

Time: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Cost: $190.00



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We believe in theatre for an inclusive world and we don't want cost to prevent you from participating in an ArtStream activity. You may request tuition assistance for any ArtStream activity. Contact us at with any questions about tuition assistance, or request assistance during the registration process.


Penny Russell; Kathryn Hamilton

Penny is a teaching artist and performer based in the DC/Baltimore area. She has worked as a writer, director and performer with the Blue Sky Puppet Theatre since 1994, and performs with Good Life Theatre, where she just completed a three year run at Wolf Trap. Other favorite performing companies include Bread and Puppet Theater, The Other Opera Company, Adventure Theatre, and The Puppet Company at Glen Echo.

Penny teaches puppetry workshops throughout the DC/Baltimore region and beyond, including workshops as far away as Scotland. She is a regular teaching artist for the Wolf Trap Institute and also sings with the Swing Set Trio and the Roland Cumberland Orchestra.

With ArtStream, Penny has teaches classes in schools and other provider organizations for individuals with intellectual and development disabilities (IDD). She also leads workshops in self-advocacy.

Kathryn Hamilton is a co-director and teaching artist at ArtStream. When Kathryn isn’t working or volunteering within ArtStream, she is working her two other less exciting jobs or hanging out with her animals and her fiancé. 


Online via Zoom

Zoom details will be sent with registration confirmation.

Contact Us
For more information about Take Five: Puppetry contact our office at or 301-565-4567