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2024 Upcoming Events

 

April 16, 18 ........................... Guest shadow theater lecturer and workshop instructor for Jacinta Yelland, Temple University

 

April 19 ................................. Esoteric Lounge Music Now!  7pm @ The Pottery Gym, Ruth Mascelli & Mary Hanson Scott,

with Layer Meat and Maisie O'Brien

April 21 ................................. The Environment is Generational, public screening, a community created short film

presented by Camden FireWorks, Camden, NJ

 

April 24 ................................ Crankie workshop for "Where do Old Books Go?" at Kennett Library, Kennett Square, PA

May 9 ................................... DORAN 8pm @ Studio 34.  Featuring DORAN members Elizabeth Laprelle, Brian Dolphin,

Annie Schermer & Channing Showalter. I'll be opening with a crankie!

May 26-31............................. Collaborating visual artist / live overhead projections for The Conditions, by Lucy M. May,

Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, New Brunswick

May 26 Family Day Shadow Theater workshop @ 12-3pm

May 29 performance @ 3-5pm

May 30 & 31 performances @ 6-8pm

June 8 .................................. Crankies with The Lantern Sisters, 7pm @ Studio 34, Philadelphia, PA

an evening of crankie theater with The Lantern Sisters Katherine Fahey & Dan Van Allen,

with Elizabeth Laprelle and Maisie O'Brien 

July 7 .................................... July Family Festival @ The Philadelphia Museum of Art (Pay What You Wish)

Live crankie performances + shadow short film screenings + guest artist Q&A

July 13 ...................................Magic Lantern Festival participant @ Burlington County NJ Lyceum of History and Natural Science

July 24 ...................................Mini Crankie Theaters with Youth Arts Workshop at Asian Arts

 

Sept 28 ................................ Arts After Dark Crankie Festival, emcee and event co-coordinator, Historic Smithville Park, Eastampton, NJ,

Nov TBA .............................. Collaborating visual artist / live overhead projections for The Conditions, by Lucy M. May,

Upcoming performance times at the MAI, Montréal, Québec

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Selected Past Opportunities

2024            Festival of Scrolling Panoramic Art, Confluence Center for Creative Arts, Confluence, PA

Random Acts, Studio 34, Philadelphia, PA

 

2023            Ithaca Crankie Cabaret, presented by LilyPad Puppet Theatre, Ithaca, NY

Show of Hands Puppet Festival, with shadow puppetry workshop, presented by Visionaries + Voices, Cincinnati, OH (remote)

Arts After Dark Crankie Festival co-coordinator and emcee, Historic Smithville Park, Eastampton, NJ

Spirit-Rider & Night Heart, Summer & Fall tour– a music and shadow show created and performed with Georgia Beatty

Minneapolis Crankie Festival, Minneapolis, MN, (remote)

National Puppetry Festival, College Park, University of Maryland, MD

Festival of Scrolling Panoramic Art performer, Confluence Center for Creative Arts, Confluence, PA

The Environment is Generational shadow film and workshop series created in partnership with Camden FireWorks, NJ

Nasty Brutish & Short Puppet Cabaret with the 2023 Chicago International Puppet Festival, Chicago, IL (virtual screening)

 

2022            Meadow Fest, crankie performer opening for the Save the Meadows and Stop Cop City campaigns, FDR Park, Philadelphia, PA

Goldenrod Worship: In Situ Polyculture Commons Beta Residency, Saxtons River, VT

Mami Wata short film pilot, shadow puppetry and design, written and directed by Brittany Clemons

Baltimore Crankie Fest, Creative Alliance, Baltimore, MD

Puppet Slamwich at Black Cherry Puppet Theater Baltimore, MD

2021             CARE: Access, an art show highlighting the role of caregivers in the pandemic, Asian Arts Initiative, Philadelphia, PA

319 Artist in residence at Grizzly Grizzly gallery, Vox Building, Philadelphia, PA

O'Neill National Puppetry Conference, attendee, "Making Manual Cinema" strand, O'Neill Theater Center, Waterford, CT (remote)

2020            Virtual Rocky Mountain Puppet Slam, presented by Katy Williams Design with Theatrical Response Team, Denver, CO (online)

Virtual Slam Extravaganza, presented by Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline, MA (online)

International Toy Theater Festival Day #5, presented by Great Small Works, Brooklyn, NY (online)

The Codex Project, Works on Paper Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

2019            Artist in residence at Officina Stamperia del Notaio, printshop and studio residency, Tusa, Sicily, Italy

 

2018            Bread and Puppet Theatre Summer Apprenticeship, Glover, VT

2015             Independent art and puppetry absorption abroad,  Penn. Academy of Fine Arts Women's Board Travel Scholarship

(A backpacker's quest for art and puppets throughout Germany, France, and the United Kingdom) 

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