While You Are Out lands audiences in the heart of Shakespeare’s imagination as woven into “Midsummer Night’s Dream” Act II where the fairies and sprites along with their king & queen play tricks on each other or anyone else who may find themselves wandering through the forest past dark. Sova Theater’s hand, rod and shadow puppets by Justin Perlman & Adelka Polak entangle natural plant materials with textiles and handmade papers into some larger than life forms creating a basis for our forest characters in this constructed and wondrous reality of the fairy kingdom.
This performance invites audiences to come both ready to dance and dressed as fairies, sprites and woodland creatures. Crystal Cymbalogy will create magical rhythms for our feet and wings. Come help to bring the forest to life at La Mama as we dive into our dreams here among the trees, winged creatures and tricksters.
This production is by the Puffin Foundation
Sova Dance and Puppet Theater celebrates humanity and the environment by engaging audiences through live performance combining the moving body, puppetry, mask, video, dance, and artistic installations. The combined ingredients communicate that which cannot be described in words, and therefore are accessible to communities around the globe.
“Sova” means “owl” in Slovak and also refers to an asteroid belt named by a Czech astronomer.
Find out more at www.sovatheater.com
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.