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Joann McMillan

Joann McMillan

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Joann McMillan
Rt 5, Box 210
Eufaula, OK 74432


(918) 707-3000




Puppetry and Creative Dramatics


Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School, Hight School, Adults, Educators, Older Adults, Youth with Disabilities, Adults with Disabilities


Schools: Pre-k, Elementary, Middle School, High School, Alternative Education
Community Sites: Parks & Recreation Centers, Arts Centers, Childcare Centers, Libraries, Senior Centers, Health Care Facilities


Statewide; year-round


Joann McMillan is a veteran puppeteer and puppet maker with experience in every age group and venue. Credits include: The Tulsa Symphony, The Truman Library, The National Cowboy Hall of Fame, The Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Oklahoma Historical Society, The Museum of Pioneer History, The National Frontier Trails Museum, countless libraries, preschools, elementary schools, several high schools and middle schools, nursing homes, festivals, parties, groundbreakings, and other public events. McMillan holds a Bachelor of Arts in drama and secondary education from the University of Delaware, and she has completed numerous workshops on puppet making.

McMillan’s classes may focus on the art of making puppets, and workshops can explore the history and typology of puppets. Classes may also include hands-on use of the artist's large collection in preparation for a show. Performances may be traditional puppet theater or a combination of puppetry, storytelling, and/or multimedia to include projections of photos or art created by students.


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