The Puppet Festival is sharing a series of videos called Puppet-in-Place designed to give you occasional relief from the pressures of the world while also sharing insights from local, national and international puppeteers and puppet builders. We hope you enjoy these featured artists below as well as favorite videos about the Festival, Festival projects and key events over the past few years.
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Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival
The Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival is the preeminent event dedicated to the artform in the U.S. The Festival spans 11 days and dozens of Chicago venues, sharing 100+ puppetry activities for 14,000+ guests. Since its launch in 2015, the Festival has highlighted artists from nations such as Iran, Korea, and Chile as well as from Europe, Chicago and across the U.S. with the goal of promoting peace, equality, and justice on a global scale.