Project HAND UP in Nairobi presents Master Classes on Puppetry Skills and Industry Application livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at Saturday, February 18, and Sunday, February 19

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Saturday Session
9:30 a.m. EAT - 12:30 p.m EAT (Nairobi) / 6:30 a.m. GMT - 9:30 a.m GMT (London) / 1:30 a.m. EST - 4:30 a.m. EST (New York) / Friday, February 17 at 10:30 p.m. PST - 1:30 a.m. PST (Los Angeles)

Sunday Session
3 p.m. EAT - 5 p.m. EAT (Nairobi) / 12 p.m. GMT - 2 p.m. GMT (London) / 7 a.m. EST - 9 a.m. EST (New York) / 4 a.m. PST - 6 a.m. PST (Los Angeles)

Professional puppeteers from The US and Kenya will be leading the training.

1. Learn how to manipulate puppets for use in live performances, classrooms, community education outreach, and television.

2. Receive ten hours of hands-on intensive instructions and six hours of group activities.

3. The training also includes live lectures on health education, comedy, and script writing.



Darren Collins

Fedelis Kyalo

Victor Otieno 

Veronica Silanka

Esther wambui

Nzimi Masila

Jose Njuki – Imwe Ngunjiri

Lawrence Macharia  - Comedy classes

Lilian Mbale – (LVCT) HIV/Aids lecture


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