Colorful puppets (taller than a person) dancing in the courtyard as people watch all around them

Photo by Peter Turman

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Skirball Puppet Festival

A Celebration of Community

Sunday, April 17, 10:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

About the Program

Don’t miss the Skirball’s fifth annual celebration of the art of puppetry, featuring new and classic tales told with a variety of puppets, live music, and art making! This campus-wide, daylong festival brings together some of the most talented puppeteers and artists, working in a range of cultural and artistic styles. A day of imaginative storytelling and innovation is sure to amaze visitors ages 2 to 102. Create your very own puppet and be a part of the special festival finale performed by Noah’s Ark storytellers and puppeteers.


Open Call for Puppetry Acts

The Skirball seeks ten puppetry acts for this year’s festival! This one-day festival will feature a wide range of puppetry, from small to large scale, utilizing diverse media and drawing on a variety of cultural traditions. The general theme will be celebrating community and caring for the earth and each other.

Applications are due on February 5, 2016.

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Sponsors

THE SKIRBALL PUPPET FESTIVAL IS MADE POSSIBLE IN PART BY GENEROUS SUPPORT FROM: