Summer Sessions



At the NEW StageWorthy Arts workshop! 

305 W. Louisiana

In downtown McKinney!

Puppet Makers and StageWorthy Arts  


For Beginning to Intermediate  Builders 

Ages 10 and up

*Class size is limited to 5 spots each session so be sure to 


Fill out the form down below to reserve you spot! You will be sent an email shortly after you submit the form, with an invoice for a reservation fee of $25/week that you would like to sign-up for. This amount is non-refundable but will secure your spot and go towards your final balance.


Spend the summer making puppets, stage worthy art and mechanical characters. Explore the world of puppetry arts with weekly projects that focus on gaining new skills and techniques. Learn to work patterns, hand sew fleece coverings and build mouth-plates. Each week allows you to try something new and experiment with different tools and materials as you craft your own family of characters and whimsical objects!

Led by Melissa P.

 Building Sessions for Ages10+:

Session 4: July  9 -13:  Building Basics $165 - The Mini-Me Puppet! Make a miniature version of YOU as a puppet using a                                          base puppet pattern!

                   *Completion of the Building Basics course is recommended for anyone interested in signing up                                                     for Building Intensives or the next building level.


Session 5: July 16 - 20 Builders Intensive $300 (*for Ages 13 and up) - The next level Mini-Me Puppet!                                                              Make a 'Muppet' style puppet version of YOU! Click the button for additional info: 


Session 3: Parade Puppets - We're making Large Scale Puppets 





*More Courses will be added for the month of July! Please check back soon or email to inquire about certain weeks you're interested in. 


Session 6: July 23 - 24 TBD
Session 7: July 30 - Aug 3 TBD
Session 8: Aug 6 -10 TBD

*July 4th - Be in a parade with the puppet you made! StageWorthy Arts invites it’s puppeteers and puppet-makers to                    join us for McKinney’s Red, White and Boom home town parade! RSVP here and details will follow :)

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