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.
PUPPET SLAM PERFORMANCES
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.