Chicago Puppet Studio is building 14 puppets for Director/Designer James Ortiz’s production of “Candide” being performed at Milwaukee’s Skylight Music Theater opening in April 2020.
Chicago Puppet Studio has won the 2019 Jeff Equity Award for Best Puppet Design for The Steadfast Tin Soldier – Lookingglass Theatre Company. Read the list of all nominees and
Artistic Director and Founder Blair Thomas and Managing Director Sandy Gerding were named by NewCity Stage in Players 2019: The Fifty People Who Really Perform for Chicago.
By Laura Collins-Hughes CHICAGO — A shop vacuum became a lover; suction was involved. Feet turned into faces. A great fanged creature appeared with a man inside. Ghostly villagers assembled,
The Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival runs through Jan. 29 and includes a wide assortment of performances and workshops in the field of puppetry.
Watch on WGN Why Would Chicago Host an International Festival of Puppet Theater? Before 1912, the term “Puppeteer” did not exist in the English language. Ellen von Volkenburg a director
by Tony Adler Spring 1988. The Spanish puppet company Comediants is onstage at Park West and a 26-year-old Blair Thomas is in the audience having a revelation. “I saw that
Each week global citizen Nari Safavi usually helps listeners plan their international weekend. This week, we look ahead to the Chicago Puppet Festival, which begins next week. One of the