La MaMa Kids Online: The Magic Tree

October 15

Thursday at 4PM (EDT)

Free Admission; Suggested Donation

Live from The Downstairs @ La MaMa!

La MaMa Kids Online: The Magic Tree

Written, Designed, and Directed by Leah Ogawa

59th Season resident artist, Leah Ogawa, returns to La MaMa Kids with another miniature puppet show!

The Magic Tree tells the tale of a sibling who goes on a quest to find the magical medicine that will save her baby sister. Come join us on their adventure and let's explore the fantastical land together! 

 


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.

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

About the Artists

LEAH OGAWA is a puppeteer, director, and model based in New York City. Raised in Yamanashi, Japan, Leah has worked with puppeteers, artists, and companies including The Metropolitan Opera, Phantom Limb, Dan Hurlin, Tom Lee, Nami Yamamoto, Loco 7, and others. She has performed across the US as well as at the Quay Branly in Paris and across Asia. Leah is a recipient of the Queens Council on the Arts' New Work Grant for her original piece, Molding. She is currently in residency at New Victory LabWorks. For more information visit leahogawa.com and follow @leahogawa on Instagram.

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!