Barnstorm: The Cabaret Re-Imagined Uses Puppetry to Discuss Current Social Issues

Barnstorm: The Cabaret Re-Imagined strives to engender a return to the style of 19th-century cabarets, which created a space in which to open dialogue between artists and citizens about important issues. In this spirit, Barnstorm has invited artists to do so by utilizing their own unique disciplines. One such discipline is puppetry, the particular mediumContinue reading “Barnstorm: The Cabaret Re-Imagined Uses Puppetry to Discuss Current Social Issues”

Puppetry Consultants and Advisors

Need help learning what supplies might work for something, or an idea about how to make a comfortable neck for hand puppet? The Puppeteers of Puget Sound has a number of advisors who will help members. Puppetry Consultants Dmitri Carter: History Rob D’Arc: General Mentoring Zane Exactly: Shadow Puppetry Rachel Jackson: Crowdfunding, Marketing, Theatre ProducingContinue reading “Puppetry Consultants and Advisors”

Hire a Puppeteer

Our group has a variety of puppeteers who can help you build puppets, or put on puppet shows at birthday parties, libraries or other events. Birthday Parties, Library Shows, and More Clay Martin’s Puppet Theater NW Puppet Center Thistle Theatre Puppeteers who wish to be added to this list, please join the Puppeteers of Puget Sound! Continue reading “Hire a Puppeteer”

Marionette Opera: The Burning House

THE BURNING HOUSE by Carter Family Marionettes with Music Director Margriet Tindemans and special musical guests April 29 – May 8, 2011At the request of Prince Esterhazy, Franz Josef Haydn created this opera especially for The Royal Marionette Theater at Esterhaza Palace. Splendid live baroque music lead by the internationally acclaimed Margriet Tindemans. Exquisite castContinue reading “Marionette Opera: The Burning House”

Thistle Theatre and friends donate to Japanese disaster relief

Thistle Theatre sent a donation of $1063.11 to Mercy Corps Japanese disaster relief. Thistle Theatre donated 25% of ticket sales and all donations collected at Momotaro (Peach Boy) in their fundraiser weekend of March 25- 27, 2011 at the Sunset Hill Community Club in Ballard. Thistle Theatre used Bunraku-style puppets and origami puppets to tellContinue reading “Thistle Theatre and friends donate to Japanese disaster relief”

Thistle Theatre presents: Quest for Planet X (the space musical)

Thistle Theatre presents: Quest for Planet X (the space musical) From earth to moon and to the far reaches of the Galaxy…take a flight into the future. A strange chrysalis-like growth has started to form on Earth. If the space team can’t reach Planet X for the antidote, the Earth will be doomed. Silly robotsContinue reading “Thistle Theatre presents: Quest for Planet X (the space musical)”