2017 La MaMa Puppet Slam

September 29 - September 30, 2017


First Floor Theatre | 74A E 4th Street; 1st Floor

Friday and Saturday at 7:30PM

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. 
Introducing the 2017 La MaMa Puppet Slam Presenting Artists

The full line up for the 2017 La MaMa Puppet Slam is featured in this video.Friday is all SOLD OUT, but if you hurry you can still get a ticket to Saturday's show.Spoiler: Watch to the end to see some globally created/manipulated algorithmic art; definitely a collaborative, and perhaps a digital/light/electron level puppetry form called electric sheep.

Posted by La Mama Puppet Slam - Puppet Art Attacks on Thursday, September 21, 2017


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)