You are in the archive of the 2015 Festival, which took place January 14-25 and was the 1st edition.

Here you will find scholarship, resources, documentation, and further reading about the performances, which took place at the 1st Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival.

Program Brochure

Note: some presentation changes happened after printing

Promo Video

Table of Contents

2015 Events

Art Institute of Chicago: Family Festival: Puppets!

Blair Thomas & Co.: The Selfish Giant

Blind Summit: The Table

Bullooney Puppetworks: Rikki Tikki Tavi

Chinese Theatre Works: Rich In Tradition

Daniel Barrow: The Thief of Mirrors

Dave Herzog’s Marionettes: Stars on Strings

David Commander: In Flight

Field Museum: Dozin’ with the Dinos

FlipFlap Productions: The Temp

In the Heart of the Beast: Cartooon

In the Heart of the Beast: Mortal City

Jabberwocky Marionettes: Open Mic Puppetry

Joshua Holden: The Joshua Show

Laurent Bigot: Le Petit Cirque

Logan Center for the Arts: Family Saturday Festival

Manual Cinema: Mementos Mori

Michael Montenegro: Drunken Half-Angel

Nasty, Brutish & Short: A Puppet Cabaret

Nick Steur: Freeze!

Noah Ginex Puppet Co.: SNORF!

Sandglass Theater: D-Generation

Stan’s Cafe: The Cardinals

Stephanie Diaz and Co.: Mariaposa Nocturna

2015 Festival Partners