[Community Arts Grant] New York State Puppet Festival

Thursday, June 14, 2018Sunday, June 24, 2018
Various Locations throughout Western New York

Enjoy puppetry right here in Wyoming County with the first ever New York State Puppet Festival.

Visit www.newyorkstatepuppetfestival.org to see a schedule of performances, workshops, and events.

Participants include:

• Dan Hurlin, Winner of the Rome Prize & Alpert Award in Theatre, a Guggenheim Fellow, and Director of the Graduate Theatre Program at Sarah Lawrence College in an exhibits of his works
• Koryu Nishikawa V, Japanese National Cultural Treasure and fifth-generation headmaster of Hachioji Kuruma Ningyo Theatre Company
• Concrete Temple Theatre presenting the internationally-acclaimed family show Gepetto: Extraordinary Extremities
• Tom Lee & Lisa Gonzales premiering their dance/puppetry hybrid piece, Place (No Place). Tom Lee will also present a shadow puppet piece for children, Tomte
• Sam Jay Gold presenting his new Czech-marionette and Balinese shadow puppetry-inspired piece, Untold Stories from the War with the Newts
• Josh Rice presenting his original puppet piece, The Marooned
• Josh Marcks presenting his original puppet piece, The Else

*This program is funded by a NYSCA Decentralization Community Arts Grant*

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