Puppeteer and theatre artist Jane Catherine Shaw curates a two-night puppet slam featuring contemporary short-form puppet and object theatre from both emerging and veteran puppet artists. This puppet cabaret, challenges artists to make their best short-form work and to bring a variety of puppet forms to audiences. Shaw is co-founder of the Voice 4 Vision Puppet Festival.
ANNOUNCING THE 2017 LA MaMa PUPPET SLAM PRESENTING ARTISTS:
CHARACTER ASSASSINATION ... Ben Elling, Rosa Douglas / BotchPuppet STRANGER.. Jeongyun Lee / JL Physical Company TEDQUEST... Andrew Lynch & Molly Reisman I ONCE FOUND MYSELF IN AN ISOLATION CHAMBER... Chris Ignacio, Jane Catherine Shaw, Yuto Kanazawa THE FLYING LESSON... Caitlin Brzezinski and Libby Schap / Brzezinski and Schap ALLENTOWN...Tanya Khordoc & Barry Weil / Evolve Puppets BOX ... Scott Hitz / PuppHitz Puppitz HORSETALE ... Hit the Lights! Theater Co. BODY CONCERT... Kevin Augustine’s Lone Wolf Tribe SPACE OUT ... Kimberly Van Aelst HUMPTY TRUMPTY... Marshall Katzman/Fantasy Puppet Theater
Photo from Human Nature by Evolve Co. (Tanya Khordoc & Barry Weil)