Gene Cordova: Workshops
1.Gospel Illusions for Beginners
Eye popping object lessons that are simple yet amazing and effective illusions that will grab the attention of children and adults alike. Gene will also teach the method of creating routines to go along with the tricks to entertain and teach the important principals of God’s Word. This can be done as one workshop hour or in two hours as Gospel Illusions 1 and Gospel Illusions 2.
2.Introduction to Ventriloquism
Anyone can be a ventriloquist!
-The ancient art of ventriloquism
-How to bring a puppet to life
-How to create a puppet voice and once you have it, how to “throw” it.
-How to talk without moving your lips.
3.Puppetry for Beginners
Learn how to bring a puppet to life. Learn the basics of puppet manipulation, voices for puppets, movement, timing and also using puppets that don’t speak.
4.Creating Voices for Puppets and Clowns
Learn how to create several different voices for puppets or clown characters. Voices discussed and demonstrated include - Mickey Mouse, Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Bert & Ernie, Yoda, Marvin the Martian, Dudley Do-Right, and more. Come and find your inner voice! Included is safety and proper care of your throat and voice.
5.How to be a total Airhead! Creating Balloon Sculptures
Learn how to create beautiful and colorful balloon sculptures for object lessons or giveaways. Learn the basics of balloon art, blowing them up, tying and twisting them into all kinds of animals and other creations. Learn the dog, tiger, sword, cross, heart with teddy bear and a simple yet breathtaking rainbow made out of multiple balloons. Now you can be a total AIRHEAD! This can be done as a one hour workshop or in two hour sessions.
6.Tell me a Story - With Balloons!
Balloons will make any story come alive like nothing you’ve ever imagined. Come and see the story of the “Good Samaritan” like you’ve never experienced it before. Color, comedy and outstanding audience participation with balloons make this workshop fun, entertaining and educational.
7.Prop up your Storytelling
Come and learn to tell a story using props that you can find around your house, make easily or purchase inexpensively. Make your stories more visual with lasting impact on your audience. Your next shopping trip to Wal-Mart will never be the same.