Request for Updates from Our New Members

Dear Members of The Atlantic Canada Puppetry Association/
Association des marionnettistes du Canada atlantique

It’s time to take on the challenge of promoting our membership as an active division of UNIMA-CANADA. Our next step will to launch our bi-monthly Journal, with the objective of sharing news and views pertinent to the art of puppetry in our region.

To make our project relevant, we need your input, and have set our first submissions deadline for June 19, 2015. Here’s what we’d welcome:

1) A brief and breezy few paragraphs (maximum 250 words) outlining your projected activities over the summer months, including performance and workshops if relevant.

2) Above all, please send us an image of your work, so that our JOURNAL can be prefaced with a rotating gallery.

3) Submit your information in the language of your choice (i.e. English or French). No need to translate.

IMG622Our Journal will be overseen by two generous volunteers – Jason Tucker (Mermaid Theatre’s Office and Tour coordinator) and Tara Manuel (our board member from NL). Tara will be contacting individuals in the near future, with the intent of ultimately creating an archive of members’ profiles.

To forward your contributions, please email Jason:

Thanks! We look forward to hearing from you.

Here’s a media update:

The new UNIMA ATLANTIC site is live:
(Here is where we will launch our bi-monthly JOURNAL)

the FB page has been renamed to follow suit:

You can also follow us on Twitter at @AtlantiqueUnima

Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia’s homepage (where potential members can download registration forms and make membership payments) has been updated as follows:
the PayPal link has been added, and should make a $21 payment to the ACPA/AMCA (less fees).

For information about UNIMA-Canada and UNIMA International: see

Sara Lee Lewis (Lee)
Managing Director
Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia

UNIMA Atlantic Canada Puppetry Association
UNIMA Association des Marionnettistes du Canada Atlantique

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