Penny Walter

MA. Education
Penny@PennyPuppets.com
503-282-9207

Penny is the writer, producer, and director of original mini-musicals that she performs at schools, festivals, libraries, camps, museums, parks, theaters, recreation centers, farmers’ markets anywhere kids and families gather.

Owner of Penny's Puppet Productions: A one woman Puppet company (June 2002- Present)


Education:

Portland State University Portland, OR: 
Masters of Curriculum and Instruction; 
June 2001


Teaching Certification:

Elementary education (Early childhood emphasis) 

July 2000


Masters thesis:

on Teaching with puppets in the Classroom.

M.A. Education -emphasis early childhood

Minor in Music Ed.


Affiliations

National Storytelling Network Puppeteers of America. Portland Storytellers Guild Portland Story Theater, Columbia Association of Puppeteers, NAEYC Member.


Puppeteers of America.

www.puppeteers.org

NSN: National Storytelling Network.

www.storynet.org

Portland Story Theater.
www.portlandstorytheater.com

National Association for the education of Young Children (NAEYC)

http://www.naeyc.org/

Columbia Association of Puppeteers

http://www.cappuppets.org/






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Puppet Productions

Penny has performed thousands of shows since 2002 (here are a few samples of where)

Some schools where Penny has performed:

  • Pre-K

  • Albina Headstart

  • Beach Pre-K

  • Faubion Pre-K

  • KinderCare

  • Bright Horizon

  • Child’s Play

  • Milagro

  • Rosa Parks Pre-K

  • K-3

  • Ainsworth

  • Bachman

  • Chief Joseph

  • Glencoe

  • Irvington

  • Oregon Episcopal

  • Sunnyside

  • Woodstock


Some libraries where Penny has performed:

  • Bandon Public Library

  • Beaverton City Library

  • Bend Public Library

  • Clackamas County Library

  • Cottage Grove Public Library

  • Deschutes Public Library

  • Lane Library District

  • Estacada Public Library

  • Forest Grove City Library

  • Hillsboro Public Library

  • Washington County Library

  • Klamath County Library

  • Lake Oswego Public Library

  • Multnomah County Library

  • Mt. Angel Public Library

  • Salem Public


Festivals Include:

  • Anchorage Soltice Festival

  • Bend Octoberfest

  • Grotto Festival of Lights

  • Hearing Voices Story Festival

  • Lincoln City Kite Festival

  • Muddy Boot Fair

  • Puppet-Ganza

  • Sandy Mountain Festival Sherwood Robin Hood Festival

  • Tapestry of Tales

  • West Linn Art in the Park