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The Puppet Mobile

What’s Going On With Puppetry At WVU!


For over
30 years , the West Virginia University Puppet Mobile has been dedicated to bringing live puppet performances and educational outreach to audiences around the state of West Virginia. All shows are performed by WVU students and staff.


The WVU Puppet Mobile is getting ready to open a new show, "Mrs. Piggywiggle" and  "The Radish Cure".  Pictured here are the  Puppet Mobile Players. From left to right students: Madison Cope, Alexandra Ashworth and  Jacob Currence as they perform the voic

Image: Students at WVU perform the recorded soundtracks for the Puppet Mobile touring shows.   


Pictured on the left are the Puppet Mobile Players. From left to right students: Madison Cope,  Alexandra Ashworth and Jacob Currence as they perform the voices for characters. Sound Designer Kelly Bell and Professor Alan McEwen (pictured from left to right) will produce a digitally mixed recording for the show tour comprised of music and sound effects.






 Students: Madison Cope, Alexandra Ashworth and Jacob Currence perform one of the scenes for recording.

Students: Madison Cope,  Alexandra Ashworth and Jacob Currence perform one of the scenes for recording.









Shows

Stay tuned for upcoming shows!



Puppetry on Campus

New Grad Tour Coordinator

Jackson Berhow headshot

Jackson Berhow is a graduate from Central Washington University, as well as an MFA candidate at West Virginia University, my art has been a major part of both my life and education for over twelve years. Jackson is a self-motivated artist, who loves creating as both a hobby and a profession. He has experience in a wide variety of skills, including but not limited to flat patterning, fabric dyeing, thermoplastics, air brushing techniques, carving, casting/mold making, mask making, and one cool yo-yo trick. Jackson has experience working with children as well. With work experience at the San Juan summer camp “Camp Nor’Wester” and the “Eau Claire Children’s Theater” where he worked with children of differing age groups. His experience at the children’s theater has broadened his design and construction experience, allowing him to blossom as a stitcher and craftsman. Currently Jackson is attending Ohio University, refining his skills before returning to the field.



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Historical photos of The Puppet Mobile

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View more Puppet Mobile historical images on photos.wvu.edu

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