Kaybridge Puppets with puppeteers Kate and Maralyn Ryan have been building and performing puppet shows and workshops for schools all over Canada and the United States since 1970 promoting the arts as a necessary part of the learning process and character development.
Their unique style of performance has brought many classic tales to life with lots of
music, hilarity, colorful characters and audience participation for all ages!
Some of the companies they have been proud to perform for and collaborate with include:
John Janzen Nature Centre
Edmonton Public Libraries
Edmonton's International Children's Festival Edmonton Fringe Theatre (Festival and Main Season)
The Citadel Theatre
Thousand Islands Festival
First Night Festival
Alberta Theatre Days
Edmonton Special Events
New York City's Fringe Jr.
Fort Edmonton Park
West Edmonton Mall and Kingsway Mall
Jasper Park Lodge
As well as many schools with the Edmonton Public and Catholic School board as well as around Alberta!
Kaybridge Puppets is proud to have been a long time artistic collaborators the City of Edmonton's John Janzen Nature Centre building and presenting puppet shows and workshops for their Springtime Chicks and Bunnies Program for children aged 3-7 for over 25 years; and 6 years building and presenting puppet shows for Edmonton Public Library's Summer Reading Club for all ages at all the branches in the city.
We have many different shows to offer and available for events large and small!
Performance length begins at 30 minutes and can vary depending on event.
Please note that all Puppet Shows are adaptable for Special Events and Holidays!
Learn about building puppets and the secrets of making them come to life and the power of storytelling.
We offer many different workshops for groups large and small.
We acknowledge and respect
Kaybridge Puppets respectfully acknowledges that we live, create and perform on Treaty 6 territory,
a traditional gathering place for many diverse Indigenous peoples including
the Cree, Blackfoot, Métis, Nakota Sioux, Iroquois, Dene, Ojibway/ Saulteaux/Anishinaabe, Inuit,
and many others whose histories, languages, and cultures continue to influence our vibrant community."