Release Schedule

Welcome to the Release Schedule! You can look here for what was shown on the VPC stage by day and time.  But just because it's already happened on the schedule doesn't mean you missed it! Most of the great content that will be presented at Virtual Puppet Con: Northeast Edition 2021 is available for streaming!
Except for the Puppet Slam and Potpourri/Open Mic, most of the other content is now available for streaming.
This streaming is only available for a limited time, though. The content is only available until midnight of November 18. The Lobby is open 24 hours a day, and the store will be open until December 1!

New! Rating system (Look on the left side of event listings):
laughing Smiley Face = appropriate for Youth and Families
No icon = suitable for General Audiences (Parents, watch first to determine appropriateness for your child)
Exlamation point in a triangle = Content only appropriate for Adults (Parental discretion suggested for those aged 16-18)

Click on the "View" button to view the Schedule for that day:

Day 1 - Friday, November 5th

Day 2 - Saturday, November 6th

Day 3 - Sunday, November 7th

Day 4 - Monday, November 8th

Streaming Day

  • Content featured on the Stage is available
  • Store is Open
  • Lobby is Open

Day 5 - Tuesday, November 9th

Streaming Day

  • Content featured on the Stage is available
  • Store is Open
  • Lobby is Open

Day 6 - Wednesday, November 10th

Streaming Day

  • Content featured on the Stage is available
  • Store is Open
  • Lobby is Open

Day 7 - Thursday, November 11th

On the Fringe

Day 8 - Friday, November 12th

Day 9 - Saturday, November 13th

Day 10 - Sunday, November 14th

Day 11 - Monday, November 15th

Streaming Day

  • Content featured on the Stage is available
  • Store is Open
  • Lobby is Open

Day 12 - Tuesday, November 16th

Streaming Day

  • Content featured on the Stage is available
  • Store is Open
  • Lobby is Open

Day 13 - Wednesday, November 17th

Streaming Day

  • Content featured on the Stage is available
  • Store is Open
  • Lobby is Open

Day 14 - Thursday, November 18th

Streaming Day

  • Content featured on the Stage is available
  • Store is Open
  • Lobby is Open

Day 1 – Friday Nov, 5

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5PM

Opening Statements

Welcome, brief website tour, memorial tribute to VPC presenters who have passed and Northeast Region Guild members who have passed in the last year.

FILMS

Happy World Puppetry Day! (2021) Music Video (Premiered March 21st 2021)

By Nathanael Wittlinger

Dr. Moody built a new internet meeting service, Moody’s Meetings Communications Inc., and A-kron used it to meet up with some friends across the country to celebrate World Puppetry Day 2021!
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6PM

PANEL

Puppetry in Education and Therapy:Schools, senior centers, hospitals, churches; explore new places to share your skills and talents

PANEL

Applied Puppetry: Puppetry in Education and Therapy: schools. Senior centers, hospitals, churches, social service events etc. new places to share skills and expertise Description: Exploring Applied Puppetry; the variety of places and events that teaching artists and therapist can use their skills and expertise. Marketing to social services programs, churches, hospitals, prisons, immigration sites , international programs etc….. Applied puppetry is opening doors to puppeteers who have talent, skills and the desire to find new venues for working with puppets other than pure entertainment. ( Although all puppetry is entertaining!!!!!)
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8:30PM

FILMS

Welcome to Wanda’s

By Lily Gershon

Wanda the Wizard wants to make a pop-up card for her friend ZeeZee's birthday, but she doesn't know what to write. With some help from her friends, and some bibity bobity shmoobity magic, she figures it all out. Learn to make a simple pop up card of your own with LilySilly. (Materials needed: Paper, scissors, any kind of glue, markers, crayons, pencils or anything to decorate with.)
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8:38PM

FILMS

The Kite – A Puppet What What Story

By Robin Polfuss

Puppet What What decides she is going to make a kite....
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8:40PM

UNIQUE OFFERINGS

How to make a simple Caterpilllar Puppet

By John McDonough

Children's puppet making craft
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8:45PM

PERFORMANCE

Mati Doesn’t Like Water

By Ailin Ruiz & Sarina Pedroza

A young little boy is afraid of water and during the story we figure out why is he so afraid and how friendship can help him to improve.
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9:25PM

PERFORMANCE

Eternity of Flowers

By Yana KM

Eternity of Flowers is the story of a young child who is dying. With the help of an old woman who has become their best friend, the child embarks on an imaginary journey where they live their whole life in one day. Amazed by the beauty and fragility of life, the child encounters the universe itself, is cradled in its arms and finally finds the courage to die.
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9:40PM

FILMS

Happy World Puppetry Day! (2021) Music Video (Premiered March 21st 2021)

By Nathanael Wittlinger

Dr. Moody built a new internet meeting service, Moody’s Meetings Communications Inc., and A-kron used it to meet up with some friends across the country to celebrate World Puppetry Day 2021!

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