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Specialty: Holiday Puppet Party with Brian Jones (#20-12-3299)

Holiday Puppet Party with Brian Jones

Thursday, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

December 3

Schedule: 1 session
Class date: December 3
Class length: 2 hours
Class size: 8 students maximum
Tuition: $35
Prerequisite: F1 or higher

Brian Michael Jones, (Brian Henson’s Puppet Up, The Muppets, Muppets Most Wanted, The Jim Henson Company) teaches puppetry and improv in this 2 hour workshop/playtime that’s a fun Holiday theme.  All puppetry skill levels welcome.  The workshop will be a variety of games and scenes focused on physicality, using the frame, and emotional animation.  Expect improvised made up holiday customs, awkward family dinners, improvised carols and more.

What past Students have said:

“If you have ever considered taking a puppet class, this is it. I am learning skills I can apply to my acting, improvising and parenting. Brian Jones is an amazing teacher and every week I laugh until my cheeks hurt.”


About Brian 

Brian Michael Jones is an actor in Los Angeles.  He has performed regularly with Impro Theatre, improvising countless full length plays over the last 15 years.  His most recent TV/Film work includes Penny Dreadful, American Housewife, Will and Grace, and the upcoming Netflix feature film Mank.  In addition to his TV/Film work, he improvises and puppeteers with Brian Henson’s Puppet Up and with Disney’s The Muppets.  As a teacher he has taught a variety of improv classes including, Character, Storytelling, Spacework, Genre, and Puppetry.  As a director he has coached and hosted shows for the Pepperdine Improv Troupe, Impro Theatre’s Shakespeare Unscripted, Stephen King Improvised, and Rom Com Improvised, and Los Angeles TheatreSports.

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