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Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival: 2015-2023

The Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival advances the art of puppetry by presenting sophisticated programs vital to the cultural life of Chicago. Engaging and inspiring the largest and most diverse audiences for puppetry possible, the Festival is the biggest event dedicated to puppetry in North America and traditionally offers more than 100 activities annually including performances, workshops, artist instensives, free neighborhood events and symposia to audiences up to 14,000 over 11 days each January. 

Take a look at the events of the past four festivals (as well as our upcoming 6th edition) in the program books below [PDFs] and view the most recent festival report here.

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