|Friday May 29, 2015 8:00 PM - Saturday May 30, 2015 10:00 PM | $10.00 - $50.00
Austin Puppet Incident
Two nights only! May 29 & 30, 8:00 and 10:00 pm
Hilarious, lyrical, horrifying, inventive! The sixth annual Austin Puppet Incident is an evening of short puppet works (for grownups) by local and national puppet artists.
The Austin Puppet Incident is a joint creation of Glass Half Full Theatre and Trouble Puppet Theater Company, presenting the work of local and national puppet artists on the Austin stage.
This year's puppet slam includes Visiting Artist Madison J. Cripps, a marionettist from Asheville, N.C. (Check out his work here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZtfUyYBgbRA)
Local acts include lyrical shadow puppetry, a little horror, twisted fairy tales, hand and rod puppets, and more!
May 29 & 30, 8:00 and 10:00 pm
Salvage Vanguard Theater, 2803 Manor Rd, Austin, 78722
$12 general admission, $10 student/senior/group
The Austin Puppet Incident is supported by the Puppet Slam Network.
Not suitable for kids. Ages 15+ recommended.
Glass Half Full Theatre creates puppetry and physical theatre of objects and ideas, devising visually- driven narratives inspired by issues that concern humans across the globe. Austin productions include FupDuck, The Orchid Flotilla, and Once There Were Six Seasons. Glass Half Full Theatre has received B. Iden Payne awards for Outstanding Direction and Original Script, is a sponsored project of the Austin Creative Alliance, and is funded in part by the City of Austin & the Jim Henson Foundation. www.glasshalffulltheatre.com
Trouble Puppet Theater Company, recipient of such B. Iden Payne Awards as Outstanding Director of a Drama, Best Production of a Drama, Outstanding Original Script, and Outstanding Puppetry, is dedicated to the creation of exceptional works of puppet theater for grownups. Trouble Puppet was created in 2004 by Artistic Director Connor Hopkins and has in recent years been making trouble in shows such as Frankenstein, The Jungle, Riddley Walker, Toil and Trouble, and The Head. Trouble Puppet is a sponsored project of Salvage Vanguard Theater and is supported in part by the city of Austin, the Jim Henson Foundation, and individual donors.
Salvage Vanguard Theater (View)
2803 E Manor Rd
Austin , TX 78722
|Minimum Age: 14|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|