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Skirball Puppet Festival | Fantastic Creatures
April 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm$10 – $15
Celebrate the art of puppetry and the magic of storytelling at the Skirball’s eighth annual Puppet Festival! This campus-wide, daylong festival features new and classic tales told with a variety of puppets, live music, and art making. It brings together talented puppeteers and artists from across the country, working in a range of cultural and artistic styles.
This year’s program features amazing animal puppets, performances, demos, and workshops by the following artists:
- Aquarium of the Pacific
- Bob Baker Marionette Theater
- CalArts students Melissa Ferrari, Jordan Wong, Ray Chang, and Zach Dorn
- Schroeder Cherry
- Delta Nove
- Hobey Ford’s Golden Rod Puppets
- The Jim Henson Company
- Los Angeles Guild of Puppetry
- Moira Lael MacDonald
- Microscope Toy Theater
- Natural History Museum
- Noah’s Ark at the Skirball™
- One Grain of Sand Puppet Theater
- Robin Walsh
- Belize Wilheim
- When Puppets Are Your Only Friends
A day of imaginative storytelling and innovation is sure to amaze visitors ages 2 to 102.