Festival Partners and Funders

Festival Funders (in alpha order)

Festival funders include Alphawood Foundation, American-Scandinavian Foundation, DCASE CityArts, FACE Foundation, Ferdi Foundation, Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, Illinois Arts Council Agency, Jentes Family Foundation, The Jim Henson Foundation, MacArthur Fund for Culture, Equity, and the Arts at Prince, Manaaki Foundation, Marshall Frankel Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, Paul M. Angell Family Foundation, The Reva and David Logan Foundation, The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation and Walder Foundation – Audience Engagement and Digital Archive. Individuals include Ginger Farley and Robert Shapiro, Justine Jentes and Dan Karuna, Elizabeth Liebman, Cheryl Lynn Bruce and Kerry James Marshall, Julie Moller, Kristy and Brandon Moran, Nina and Steven Schroeder, David and Beatrice “Bici” Pritzker and Cheryl Henson.


The Warwick Allerton Hotel Chicago, 701 N. Michigan Ave. on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile, is the Official Hotel of the Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival. The Allerton will serve as home base for all visiting artists, and offer a special rate for the fest’s growing base of out-of-town fans and area residents looking to book a Chicago Puppet Festival “Staycation.” Visit warwickhotels.com/warwick-allerton-chicago or call (312) 440-1500 to inquire. Use promo code PUPPETFEST2023 when making reservations for a discount.