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Press Spotlight:

American Theatre Magazine Features Our Free January Event

La Liga Teatro Elástico’s The Beast Dance: A perfect example of how the Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival brings institutions and people together for experiences greater than the sum of its parts.

The National Museum of Mexican Art, Columbia College Chicago’s Fabrication Facility, the Fine Arts Building and Sherlock Elementary in Cicero all had a role to play, as did hundreds of Chicagoans. Enjoy this feature article from American Theatre Magazine by Crystal Paul, celebrating The Beast Dance and the outdoor spectacle that packed one of January’s coldest days with delight, and learn more in our Archives.

Puppet Lab Showcase at Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center Tickets Now on Sale!