Members of the Boston Area Guild of PuppetryThe Boston Area Guild of Puppetry is a chartered guild of the Puppeteers of America (Chapter #9) since 1961. We are an organization of professional puppeteers and puppet enthusiasts located throughout the upper New England area. We hold meetings several times a year at Puppet Showplace Theater, to share knowledge and ideas, and offer inspiration and support to professional and fledgling puppeteers alike.

Membership benefits include:

• Gatherings every other month, either in person or online, featuring puppetry lecturs, workshops, discussions and sharing

• Bi-monthly newsletter, packed with articles and news about local and national puppetry events

• Listing on our web Directory of puppeteers

• Email list to share news and events with other members

• Scholarships to national and regional festivals

Grants to produce new puppetry works

• Discounts on workshops and special events

• Peer Reviews for works in progress

Plus a community of friendly people to share ideas and projects with. Won’t you join us?

Membership dues are on a sliding scale, suggested levels are listed below, but you can pay whatever you are able. Membership dues support our newsletter, meetings, programs, and scholarships to festivals.

$15 – Suggested for Students
$20 – Suggested for Individuals
$30 – Suggested for Individuals/Couples who wish to contribute more
$50 – Suggested for companies or institutions
$100 – Suggested for benefactors and patrons of the arts

 ~ 2 Ways to become a member ~


Purchase your membership online with Paypal or credit card:

Membership Dues are on a sliding scale, pay what you can. All funds go towards our newsletter, events, and scholarships.
Other Amount:
Would you like the Control Stick delivered by email or regular mail?:


If you would rather pay by check, please download our Membership Form or send the following information with your payment to:

The Boston Area Guild of Puppetry
Attn: Treasurer
c/o Puppet Showplace Theater
32 Station Street
Brookline, MA 02445

NAME: ____________________________________________
ADDRESS: __________________________________________
PHONE: ___________________ CELL: ___________________
EMAIL: ___________________
BUSINESS: _______________________________
WEB SITE: __________________________________________
[ ] Are you a member of Puppeteers of America?

Any questions? Contact our current webmaster John Lechner.


Find us on Facebook