The Story of a very loud village next to a very quiet mountain where a sleepy Giant lives. The Giant cannot get any rest with the constant noise and celebration in the village. Can they learn to peacefully coexist? A tale of balance and happy compromise.
Special thanks to The Jim Henson Foundation for supporting our online puppetry programming.
ABOUT THE ARTISTS
“Part celestial creature, part sophisticated human” is how Charlotte Lily Gaspard has been described by Faerie Magazine when contemplating the ethereal artist and her work in one of their features. Shadow puppet artist, educator and children’s entertainer, Charlotte’s mission is to activate imaginations and celebrate playfulness wherever she goes.
Charlotte is the founder and artistic director of Midnight Radio Show, a shadow puppet sci-fi fairytale theater company based in Brooklyn, NYC. She designs puppets for theater, film, and music videos, including award-winning indie film “Verses at Work” and theatrical adaptation “A Snowy Day & Other Stories by Ezra Jack Keats.” Mommy Poppins declares, “The incredible shadow puppets will amaze the audience.”
Along with puppets and performance, Charlotte also creates costumes for theatre & film projects. She holds credits for her costume & wardrobe work from the Public Theater, Shakespeare in the Park, Signature Theater, Roundabout Theater, and many others.
Charlotte is the resident production designer at Child’s Play NY, a children’s theater company. She also facilitates puppetry & theatre arts workshops all over NYC and beyond.
ABOUT LA MAMA KIDS ONLINE
La MaMa Kids Online presents weekly kids performances and hands-on workshops online, timed especially for “after school” viewing! La MaMa will continue to use emerging technologies to create a new venue for artistic expression that questions how art can function and how we as a society can survive challenging periods of history.
Fun for the whole family! STORYTELLING, MUSIC-MAKING, PUPPET CRAFT, MASK-MAKING, AND MORE! La MaMa Kids is a series of creative workshops and performances for the young and the young at heart. Master artists from LaMaMa teach theatre crafts in workshops that encourage imaginative play and hands-on learning. Children and adults learn the basics of storytelling, dance, mask and puppet-making, and more! Held monthly, La MaMa Kids is fun for the whole family!
La MaMa Kids
La MaMa Kids Online presents kids performances and hands-on workshops online, timed especially for “after school” viewing! La MaMa will continue to use emerging technologies to create a new venue for artistic expression that questions how art can function and how we as a society can survive challenging periods of history.
Presented by La MaMa and CultureHub, La MaMa is exploring ways to respond creatively to a situation that is potentially changing how we gather as a community in our theatres. La MaMa is working with CultureHub to provide online streaming of select productions and events on Howlround Theatre Commons.