2024 Festival Archive: Yael Rasooly

Yael Rasooly:
Closing Night Cabaret 

January 28, 2024

The Rhapsody Theater

Presented by Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival

With special support from: Cheryl Lynn Bruce & Kerry James Marshall, Judy & Howard Friedman, Justine Jentes & Dan Karuna


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View Yael’s presentation above or watch full symposium on Howlround.

Yael Rasooly at the Ellen Van Volkenburg Symposium

On Saturday, January 27th, Yael Rasooly was a speaker at The Ellen Van Volkenburg Puppetry Symposium session entitled “Panel 3 – Manipulation.”

The event was presented by the Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival and sponsored by UNIMA-USA, moderated by Dr. Paulette Richards, and held online through Howlround.

Panel 3 – Manipulation explores the question: How does the material used to construct the puppet affect the manipulation technique used to animate it? How do the needs of the performance influence the choice of materials and manipulation techniques?

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About the Performance

January 28, 2024
The Rhapsody Theater
1328 W. Morse Ave.

Featuring the world-celebrated vocalist, actress, puppeteer, director: Yael Rasooly with incomparable accordionist, Iliya Magalnyk. Join us for a French cabaret scene and revel in the virtuosic talents of these exceptional, classically-trained artists who are also wildly entertaining. There may even be a surprise appearance by a very special, Edith Piaf. In addition to the drink tickets specified below, patrons are welcome to purchase food and additional beverages directly from the Rhapsody servers.

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Past Performances and Further Reading