Oct 21, 2016
Oct 22, 2016

2016 La MaMa Puppet Slam

Curated by Jane Catherine Shaw

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Puppeteer and theatre artist Jane Catherine Shaw curates a two-night puppet slam featuring contemporary short-form puppet and object theatre from both emerging and veteran puppet artists. This puppet cabaret, challenges artists to make their best short-form work and to bring a variety of puppet forms to audiences. Shaw is co-founder of the Voice 4 Vision Puppet Festival.

Part of the 2016 La MaMa Puppet Series


Doppelskope | Just Right  

David J Syrotiak | The Skater  

Josh Rice | Composite Portrait

Christine Schisano & Jenny Hann | Patches

They Gotta Be Secret Agents (Bonnie Duncan) | Seraphina

Dylan Byron & Taylor Clayton-Brooks | Marcel Proust and Joe Brainard Remember

Evolve Co. (Tanya Khordoc & Barry Weil) | Human Nature

SOVAdpt-Adelka Polak with Michael Pestel | Swept from Branches

Carolina Restrepo | ACT 1: Father Daughter Dance

Jane Catherine Shaw | an excerpt from Theodora Skipitares’  Micropolis

Ron Binion | Alien Cow

La MaMa Puppet Festival


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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