THE MUSIC CENTER OFFSTAGE
The Music Center Offstage is a virtual destination that takes you beyond the curtain and brings the beauty, magic and creativity of the arts into your home.
Create a Play with Toy Theatre with Beth Peterson
Enter the world of Toy Theatre where you can perform a short play in a theatre you create from things you have at home. Music Center Teaching Artist Beth Peterson guides you each step of the way and demonstrates her Toy Theatre production that speaks to our times. This lesson is ideal for grades K-8.
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About Our Teaching Artist
Beth Peterson has been creating puppets, masks, pageants, parades and puppet shows for over 16 years. She has worked extensively in schools, communities, and on the professional puppet stage. In Los Angeles, she teaches puppetry arts workshops, creates temporary public art works with community through LA Commons, and directed Bari Gongju, a collaboration with Korean puppet designer Eum Jeoung Ae that debuted at the Korean Cultural Center of Los Angeles in 2005.