CFFS 2022 – Creative Storytelling with Sockz Theatre [Online]

Sunday, February 20, 2022 - 1pm-2pm PST
Duration: 1h
Instructor: Christian Perry & Eric Tsuchiyama


Become a dynamic storyteller in this hands-on virtual workshop with Sockz Theatre! Learn how to integrate character voices, sound effects, and found-object puppetry to tell original stories or classic fables. This workshop is designed to help encourage imagination and radical creativity for the entire family. All are welcome. 


Materials Needed:

  • Lots of imagination!
  • A book or a magazine of any shape or size (we won’t be reading them)
  • 3-5 recycled materials (cans, bottles, boxes, toilet paper tubes, etc.)
  • Any additional art supplies (markers, tape, glue sticks, etc.)

Christian Perry and Eric Tsuchiyama

Christian Perry and Eric Tsuchiyama

Christian Perry and Eric Tsuchiyama are the creators of Sockz Theatre, a storytelling series which uses puppetry and “upcycled” art as the primary medium. Their short film, “The Thirsty Crow” (2020) was featured in Children’s Museum of Manhattan’s CMOM At Home series.  Their adaptation of “Little Speckled Frogs” (2021) was an official selection of Best of BAMkids Film Festival and Children’s Film Festival Seattle, where it was awarded a Special Prize for Art Direction. They also received a Telly Award in the Non-Broadcast Children’s Audience category for their retelling of the classic, “Three Little Pigs”. Christian and Eric both have backgrounds in art and theatre. They are passionate about telling stories that infuse equal parts humor and heart. Learn more at

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Crafted with care to address urgent issues of the moment, Children’s Film Festival Seattle showcases the best and brightest in international cinema for young audiences, inspiring young people to participate as agents of change in their local and global communities. It is the largest film fest on the West Coast dedicated to children and their families.



⚠️ Please note: ⚠️

For the sake of public safety, NWFF patrons ages 5+ will be required to present proof of COVID-19 vaccination and to double-mask while in the building. Disposable masks are available at the door for those who need them.

NWFF is adapting to evolving recommendations to protect the public from COVID-19. Read more about their policies regarding cleaning, masks, and capacity limitations here. We reserve the option to shift the festival to virtual-only on short notice.

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