Oct 13, 2021
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Oct 15, 2021

Puppet Slam 2021

Curated by Jane Catherine Shaw

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La MaMa Puppet Slam returns this year with new short works of genius! These condensed works of puppetry are original, compelling, brilliant, witty, tragic, funny, stunning, startling, ironic, exotic, political, lyrical, musical, beautiful, intellectual, experimental, wild...and always demonstrate genius in a matter of minutes!

Puppet Slam Presenting Artists

Preshow (as you enter the theatre):

Brzezinski & Schap — BODY STORIES

 

The Lineup:

Spica Wobbe and Karen Oughtred — INSEPARABLE

Amy Jensen — BOXSET

Tristan Allen — TIN ISO AND THE DAWN: ACT I an excerpt

Deborah Hunt — THE GODSON OF DEATH

Myra Su with Mitch Salm — THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS

abandoned ships — PUDDLES

Evolve Puppets / Tanya Khordoc & Barry Weil — APERTURE

Charlotte Lily Gaspard / Midnight Radio Show — CREATION MYTHS, PART 1

Katherine Fahey with Ismay Music — BURY ME NOT ON THE LONE PRAIRIE

 

On view prior to and following the show:

Tine Kindermann — THE BIG HEADS

Puppeteer and theatre artist Jane Catherine Shaw is a passionate creator, director, designer, writer, curator and educator. Ms. Shaw was co-founder and co-curator of the VOICE 4 VISION PUPPET FESTIVAL, a festival that was devoted to presenting New York artists making work for puppetry.

The 2021 La MaMa Puppet Slam is generously supported by

The show is produced under the following program(s):

La MaMa Puppet Festival

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The La MaMa Puppet Festival showcases new contemporary puppet theatre by artists from around the world. Curated by Denise Greber, focusing on diversifying the voices, stories, and perspectives shared onstage, with the goal of uplifting marginalized identities within the puppet community.

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