Shelley King

Peterborough, ON


Shelley King is the owner and chief executive puppeteer of Puppeteria (www, She uses the magic of puppets as a workshop facilitator, entertainer, artist, social change agent, and arts educator. Over the past two decades, Shelley has used her playful and interactive approach to teach and entertain thousands of people of all ages and abilities.

Shelley brings together her training in social work, family supports, developmental services, puppetry, clowning and expressive arts to create a unique blend of workshop experiences custom-designed for each group. Her creative presentations have been enjoyed at conferences, children’s camps, women’s retreats, elementary and secondary schools, colleges, not-for-profit organizations, hospices, seniors residences, and health care facilities. In 2018, Puppeteria’s workshops and courses will be available on-line so care-givers, social workers and educators can tap into the power of puppets to better serve their clients!

For more information check out our website at or call Shelley at 705-957-9030 or email

Language(s): English

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Qualified to work in schools

Partner School Boards

Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board, Toronto District School Board, Trillium Lakelands District School Board

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