File puptcrit/puptcrit.0801, message 285


Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2008 23:54:19 -0500
To: puptcrit-AT-puptcrit.org
Subject: Re: [Puptcrit] O'neill Puppetry Conference announcement


please excuse my typo - it seems that as the hour grows later, I begin to
leave out words in sentences.

I would like to invite everyone to check out THE site:

http://www.oneillpuppetryconference.com/

thanks!
-z.

On Jan 24, 2008 11:52 PM, lindsey briggs <lindzbriggs-AT-gmail.com> wrote:

> I would like to invite everyone to check out site:
>
> http://www.oneillpuppetryconference.com/
>
> thanks!
> -z.
>
>
>
> On Jan 22, 2008 9:05 PM, < Angusson-AT-aol.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi Mark:
> >
> > It would 'seem' that the requirements to be accepted at O'Neill are
> > rather
> > severe and to some, intimidating.
> > Despite the language of the application, I can tell you that this is one
> > of
> > the most welcoming and supportive group of people I've ever worked with.
> > I can also attest to the fact that the MOST important quality for ANY
> > applicant to possess is a strong DESIRE to learn more about good
> > puppetry. Trust me.
> >
> > The purpose for requesting this much information is simply to give
> > Bobbie
> > Nidzgorski, our General Manager, as much information about the
> > applicants as
> > possible so that she can make the best choices / matches for the
> > applicants and
> > the conference as a whole. It isn't possible to hold personal
> > interviews, since
> > our applicants come from all parts of the world. At times, a phone call
> > will
> > make the difference.
> >
> > Bobbie is careful to make sure that the 'fit,' especially for the
> > applicant,
> > is good. It's important to all of us that participants get the most they
> > can
> > from the conference. It works the other way as well. The people who make
> > up the
> > participant list are critical to the success of the conference. The many
> > shared backgrounds and experiences that evidence themselves during the
> > conference
> > give the O'Neill Puppetry Conference its dynamic, and contribute to it's
> >
> > success.
> >
> > In the past, we have accepted applications from folks who have had no
> > experience in puppetry but who felt that the conference might add to
> > their frame of
> > reference. In these situations, Bobbie will often discuss the
> > possibilities
> > over the phone.
> >
> > It really is friendlier than it appears. It really is easier than you
> > think.
> > Last year's conference was the largest ever. Many of our participants
> > were
> > repeats.
> > We have had some folks tell us that the OPC   was a 'life-changing'
> > experience.
> > On the other hand, for some, it may not have been.
> >
> > It's entirely possible that some on this Puptcrit list have attended. It
> > might be nice to hear from some of them. And of course, you can contact
> > Bobbie
> > (oneillpupconf-AT-aol.com) to find out more.
> >
> > I would be happy to respond to any questions you may have.
> >
> > All the Best,
> > Fred T.
> >
> > >
> > >
> > > it appears one needs a top national security clearance , resumes,
> > > references
> > > galore , life history
> > > and many other things just to attend?
> > > Mark
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > **************
> > Start the year off right.  Easy ways to stay in shape.
> >
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