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Spybird Theater: Egg Noir
Mayo Street Arts
Portland , ME
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Spybird Theater: Egg Noir
There will be two performances of Egg Noir at Mayo Street Arts on Saturday, November 22nd 2014: an afternoon matinee at 3pm with an audience talkback to follow, and an evening show at 8pm. The matinee talkback will be led by a local professional puppeteer from the Portland community.

$15 in adv/$20at the door | students $10 adv/$15 door

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Egg Noir is an object theater piece theorizing about the course of human vision. A scientist who breeds egg heads, a machine who processes them into eye balls, and a poet in the desert who records the eye's vision, are locked into a routine that produces a healthy eyeball. One day a bad egg infiltrates this world and threatens to destroy it.

Spybird Theater was founded in 2001 with the creation of Sensational Prodigies! a toy theater show about the life of midget Tom Thumb who became famous under the guidance of PT Barnum. This show was developed and performed on the road while traveling throughout the United States. In the following years we made Egg Noir, a solo object theater piece about an ailing system of communication, which played in Vermont, Chicago, and Mexico. Our newest show Eye of the Storm is a bizarre fairy tale about the difficulties of trying to stay connected to the world and facing a set of obnoxious neighbors.


Jana Zeller is a puppeteer and designer. As the daughter of puppeteers she started traveling with and working for the theater at a young age. She has built countless sets, props and puppets. Her long training as a painter embraced many phases: years of producing her own paintings, portrait painting in Munich, set painting in the scenic artist union in San Francisco, and teaching art in Brattleboro, VT. As a puppet performer she has created a number of original works and presented them all over the US, in Canada and in Mexico. She has collaborated with other puppeteers, dancers, and circus artists in creating short form theater pieces. She has hosted numerous cabarets and multi media events in her community, and is Co-Curator of the New Visions Series at Sandglass Theater.


Mayo Street Arts (View)
10 Mayo Street
Portland , ME 04101
United States


Arts > Performance
Arts > Theatre

Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: No


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