La MaMa Kids Online: A THING CALLED…

June 18

Thursday at 4PM (EST)

Free Admission; Suggested Donation

Please support La MaMa as we create radical ways to connect you
with online happenings and audience engagement in this time of isolation.

Puppet Artist Nehprii Amenii will lead children and families in an interactive storytelling session on a thing called Racism ...and a thing called the Human Being.
This session will ask our children to help us to imagine...some new things.

Materials Needed:  Paper and Markers or Crayons

Click Here to register for this interactive storytelling session on ZOOM.

You will receive a link before the session to participate on Zoom.
Families on Zoom can interact with Nehprii in real time. Space is limited. 

Once this session is SOLD OUT anyone can still watch on Facebook Live and on this webpage.


The Time Out New York Kids Logo that links press about the La MaMa Kids program on their website

"Timed for after school viewing!"

 

Special thanks to The Jim Henson Foundation for supporting our online puppetry programming.

About the Artists

Nehprii Amenii is director, writer, puppeteer and educator.  She has worked with and created puppetry for  Bread and Puppet Theatre, In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask theatre, Alvin Ailey American Dance Foundation, The New York Phil Harmonic, and more. She Has enjoyed  20 years of teaching and Curriculum Development. She uses storytelling and puppetry to mentor teachers and  help newly arrived immigrants share their own stories.  She is a member of the Lincoln Center Theater Directors lab, has served as advisor for Ballard Institute and Museum of puppetry, is recipient of the Lipkin Prize for playwriting for her Play Food for the Gods, is author and Illustrator of Memories of the Little Elephant, and is very happy to be rejoining La MaMa Kids!  www.nehpriiamenii.com

About La MaMa Kids Online

La MaMa Kids Online presents weekly 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.
Fun for the whole family! STORYTELLING, MUSIC-MAKING, PUPPET CRAFT, MASK-MAKING, AND MORE! La MaMa Kids is a series of creative workshops and performances for the young and the young at heart. Master artists from LaMaMa teach theatre crafts in workshops that encourage imaginative play and hands-on learning. Children and adults learn the basics of storytelling, dance, mask and puppet-making, and more! Held monthly, La MaMa Kids is fun for the whole family!