Union Internationale de la Marionnette

Non-Governmental Organization affiliated to UNESCO


Muñecoterapia Chile is calling all the applicants for the 5th version of its International Online Diploma in Puppet Therapy.

Call and organize: Muñecoterapia Chile & Puppets in Transit
Sponsor: UNIMA Education, Development and Therapy Commission

This Online Diploma is designed and focused on the use of puppets and objects in their expressive and therapeutic dimension; to the rescue of memory and learnt hopelessness. The Puppet Therapy Diploma invites you to be part of a journey where creativity, research, studies and the interchange of experiences among students and professors – from different fields and places around the globe – are combined.

✔Theory, practice and research on the therapeutic potentials of puppets and animated forms.
✔Extensive and actualized bibliography.
✔4 international seminars with experts.
✔Accompaniment in 7 creative explorations.
✔Puppet construction workshop.
✔Guidance and mentoring for the design and writing of a puppet therapy group intervention model.
✔Advising for the creation of a therapeutic micro theater piece with puppets and objects.

12 Online sessions conducted via Zoom 
Classes are on Saturdays
From October 22nd 2022 to January 21st 2023
From 9 AM to 1 PM hour Spain

Class Schedule
October 22nd, 29th
November 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th
December 3rd, 10th, 17th
January 7th, 14th and 21st

SEMINARS:  In addition to the classes, this version of the program includes the following seminars:
– Pamela Aedo (Chile). From the Transitional Object to the Intermediary Object: concept, history and application.
– Matthew Bernier (United States). The psychological functions of puppets and puppetry.
– Cariad Astles (United Kingdom). Puppetry within applied theatre.
– Raven Kaliana (United Kingdom). Puppetry as Public Testimony for Social Change.

Applicants form link

Director: Andrea Markovits 

For more information and course fee: munecoterapiachile@gmail.com
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