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Upcoming and Past Events

  • Festival of Scrolling Panoramic Art
    Sat, Feb 25
    Confluence Creative Arts Center
    Join us in this annual celebration of storytelling through crankie theaters.
  • Nasty Brutish & Short Puppet Cabaret with the 2023 Chicago International Puppet Festival
    Fri, Jan 20
    Links Hall
    Come watch our short shadow film "Mother Water" in part of Friday evening's puppet slam.
  • Asian Arts Initiative's Community Fair
    Sat, Dec 03
    Asian Arts Initiative
    Asian Arts invites you to bring the whole family for a day of hands-on arts & crafts and other recreational activities and delicious refreshments as we celebrate the end of our youth education semester! Come join us for a fun holiday shopping and support local artists and makers on our third floor.
  • Shadow Theater Short Film Workshops
    Sat, Oct 29
    Camden FireWorks
    We are making a short film about environmental justice in Camden using shadow theater. Come join us at one or all of our 3 day shadow theater workshop series.
  • PHONK!
    Sun, Oct 23
    FDR Park
    Stop by our shadow puppetry booth at the 2022 Phonk festival.
  • Autumn Lands
    Sat, Oct 22
    Eastampton Township
    A celebration of all things Autumn in the park. Learn more at
  • Meadow Fest
    Wed, Sep 28
    The Meadows at FDR Park
    Help save the South Philly Meadows at FDR park. Learn more at
  • (POSTPONED) Shy Puppeteers Playshop
    Sat, Sep 03
    The Coop at Stellalou Farm
    The Coop at StellaLou Farm, in collaboration with artist Maisie O’Brien, offers a multi-day playshop series in the creation of large scale puppets in the natural landscape.
  • National Capital Puppet Slam
    Sat, Aug 20
    My shadow crankie piece Solomon Grundy will be screened at this year's Dino Day with NCPG. Read more here:
  • 2022 Baltimore Crankie Fest
    Fri, May 20
    Creative Alliance
    Baltimore's beloved festival of scrolled panoramas known as crankies, returns for its 8th year! Featuring: Emily Schubert | Katherine Fahey | Tine Kindermann w/ Michael Winograd & Josh Kohn | Maise O'Brien | Jay & Jody Best​ | Donna Oblongata | Dirk Joseph | The Bronze Medalists | The Local
  • Short Film Festival
    Thu, May 12
    Burlington County Library
    Burlington County Parks creates an opportunity for visual storytellers to have their work critiqued by a panel of filmmakers and educators. The Burlington County Short Film Festival is an excellent way for artists to learn from other filmmakers, sharpen skills, and be recognized for their work.
  • Black Cherry Puppet Theater Slam
    Sat, Mar 12
    Black Cherry Puppet Theater
    Event details to be announced.
  • Nasty Brutish & Short: a Puppet Cabaret at the Chicago International Puppet Festival
    Sat, Jan 29
    Kicking off two weekends of Nasty, Brutish and Short LIVE at Links Hall! Get your tickets now, link in Bio. Each night has a completely different line up, so come join us for multiple nights! Emcee for every night: Noah Ginex Co.
  • Dramatis Personae
    Fri, Oct 01
    Grizzly Grizzly Gallery, Vox Building
    319 AIR Exhibition Series, October show featuring Maisie O'Brien and Gene Anthony Santiago-Holt (aka MOYOGASH). Come see what Tony and I have been making in our respective Summer residencies at Grizzly Grizzly.
  • CARE: Access
    Mon, Jul 26
    Asian Arts Initiative, Philadelphia
    On view thru Dec 23rd. My shadow piece "Harm Prevention" is installed at Asian Arts Initiative as part of an exhibit highlighting our experience as caregivers and students at our Access Center the past year.
  • Picture Consequences
    Fri, Jun 25
    Lenfest Plaza, PAFA
    Extended thru September 19th! PAFA is proud to present Picture Consequences, a summer-long outdoor screening of animations by the Philadelphia Animation Ensemble.
  • Puppets in the Pub
    Tue, Jun 08
    The O'Neill Theater Center, Waterford, CT
    Presented by Blue Gene’s Pub hosted by Tyler Bunch and Jonathan Little. This curated open mic will occur online each night of the O'Neill National Puppetry Conference.
  • Nasty Brutish & Short: Quarantine 6
    Mon, Mar 15
    Links Hall, Chicago, IL
    Curated by Maddy Low & Myra Su and introducing our newest curator, Caitlin McCleod. Hosted by the Noah Ginex Puppet Co. Presented by Rough House and Links Hall This event is supported in part by the H. B. Henson Fund
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