National Puppet Slam at Center for Puppetry Arts August 3 to 4

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Center For Puppetry ArtsWHAT:
The National Puppet Slam at Center for Puppetry Arts

Experience the beauty, ingenuity, and hilarity of short-form puppet theater in this showcase of Puppet Slams from across the country. Nominated by their respective slams, then curated by The Puppet Slam Network and the Center for Puppetry Arts, the nation’s best slam performances will be presented for two nights only! Ages 18+ only. To learn more about The Puppet Slam Network, visit http://www.puppetslam.com/.

Performances:

The Enchanted Vanity Set|
By Travis Lope
from Auburn, NY

The Great Clawdini
By Katie McClenahan
from Portland, OR

Jeremy’s Big Heart
By Gregg Van Laningham
from Atlanta, GA

Tuvlo the Amazing
By Therese Schorn
from Ossining, NJ

Carla Rhodes and Cecil Sinclaire
By Carla Rhodes
from Brooklyn, NY

Remembrances
By Leila Ghaznavi
from Philadelphia, PA

Learning with Oscar
By Gwendolyn Bonar
from Phoenix, AZ

Supine
By Lyon Hill
from Columbia, SC

Sweet Dreams
By Honey Goodenough
from Brooklyn, NY

The Last Bamboo
By Spencer Lott
from Kansas City, MO

WHEN:
August 3-4, 2012 ONLY
Friday ans Saturday: 8 p.m.

WHERE:
Center for Puppetry Arts
1404 Spring Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30309

HOW:
Tickets for patrons ages two and older are $7 for Members and $12 for Nonmembers and include admission to the performance and all museum exhibits. Membership and group rates are available. ORDER TICKETS ONLINE AT http://www.puppet.org/ OR BY CALLING THE TICKET SALES OFFICE AT 404-873-3391.

For more information, call 404-873-3391 or visit www.puppet.org/perform/nationalpuppetslam.shtml.

MUSEUM

Investigate all kinds of puppets in the Center’s permanent museum PUPPETS: The Power of Wonder, and Passports: New Arrivals from the World of Puppetry, as well as our exclusive Jim Henson exhibits. Visit http://www.puppet.org/ for more information on the Museum and Special Exhibits.