therapy arts

Blue Rock Marionette Theatre puppeteer, Linda Zimmer, offers therapeutic puppetry programs for children and adults.

Linda is developing programs for nursing homes that utilize art modalities to improve cognition and quality of life. Her childrens' programs have benefited Childrens' Hospital of Pittsburgh, West Virginia University Children's Hospital, and Shady Grove Adventist Hospital. Her work has been featured in The Washingtonian and Good Housekeeping magazines.

Linda has co-produced a film called Max and Nellie's Journey with Grief. This show helps children cope with loss and grief. It is available on DVD through the Old Brick Playhouse.