Union Internationale de la Marionnette

Non-Governmental Organization affiliated to UNESCO


The UNIMA Africa Commission and the Pan-African KI-YI Foundation in partnership with Académie Ivoire Marionnettes (Ivory Puppet Academy) are proposing a high-level six-week professional training on the techniques (fabrication, manipulation) of string puppets, for professional puppeteers, amateur and art lovers.

The training is provided by the great French American specialist Mary Sharp, visual artist and puppeteer, director of the company Full Circle, holder of a DEA of theatrical studies of “Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle”.

It will take place in Abidjan (KI-YI village and Académie Ivoire Marionnettes) beginning from the 22nd of October 2018.

Information and registration: africa@unima.org