UNIMA-USA is the American Center of Union Internationale de la Marionnette, the world's oldest theatre organization and the best way to keep up to date on:
• The UNIMA International Quadrennial Congresses
• Training and Scholarship
• Other international theatre associations
UNIMA-USA is the presenter of the UNIMA-USA Citatations for Excellence in the Art of Puppetry. Founded by Jim Henson, recognized the world over as the highest accolade a puppeteer can receive in America.
Now, more than ever, members of UNIMA-USA are in touch with the rest of the world! In addition to supporting the visibility of puppetry in this country and the world, members also receive the following:
• The Puppetry Yellow Pages is your link to hundreds of people with similar interests and to over 104 international UNIMA centers! This exciting publication includes all of the information from the former Puppetry Yellow Pages PLUS new categories for puppetry centers, resident puppetry theaters, puppetry museums, and other activities. This comprehensive guide is also published right here on the UNIMA-USA website, allowing for more visibility and greater marketability.
• Our biannual magazine, Puppetry International, offers great photographs and articles on events from all around the world!
• Our continuously updated website, where you can renew your membership, purchase our publications or t-shirts, etc., access the Puppetry Yellow Pages, or catch up on current puppetry news!
• The Hands Across the Sea program includes you in the international puppetry community even if you don’t plan to travel! Share your hospitality with traveling puppeteers from all over the world!
• The opportunity to apply for the UNIMA-USA Scholarship to study abroad!
Membership in UNIMA-USA is easy! Just decide which level of benefits suits your needs and fill out our online membership form