The Canadian Academy of Mask and Puppetry also offers a selection of intensives and classes with a focus on shadow puppetry, mask work, lantern making, and more. There are other institutions that offer courses, trainings, and workshops, including Humber and the Mermaid Institute of Puppetry Arts. Courses and workshops focus on construction and production, group creation, and costumes and characters. The Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia also features school and group workshops and performance workshops. Teaching staff includes experts in different fields, including construction, design, dance, music, and theatre. Outreach and in-house sessions are offered, targeting theatre professionals, recreational professionals, and teachers.