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Upcoming Puppet Shows & Events

Jun
15
Fri
Old McDonald’s Farm Show @ Puppetry Arts Institute
Jun 15 @ 7:00 pm
Old McDonald's Farm Show @ Puppetry Arts Institute

Puppetry Arts Institute presents Old McDonald’s Farm Show, performed by puppeteer Kraig Kensinger.
Friends from the farm shine at the big puppet county fair. Meet down home characters of song, surprise, and toe tapping fun!

Dates:
Friday, June 15, 2018 at 7 pm
Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 11 am & 2 pm
Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 11 am & 2 pm

Admission is $6 per person. For reservations call 816-833-9777.

Jun
16
Sat
Old McDonald’s Farm Show @ Puppetry Arts Institute
Jun 16 @ 11:00 am
Old McDonald's Farm Show @ Puppetry Arts Institute

Puppetry Arts Institute presents Old McDonald’s Farm Show, performed by puppeteer Kraig Kensinger.
Friends from the farm shine at the big puppet county fair. Meet down home characters of song, surprise, and toe tapping fun!

Dates:
Friday, June 15, 2018 at 7 pm
Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 11 am & 2 pm
Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 11 am & 2 pm

Admission is $6 per person. For reservations call 816-833-9777.

Old McDonald’s Farm Show @ Puppetry Arts Institute
Jun 16 @ 2:00 pm
Old McDonald's Farm Show @ Puppetry Arts Institute

Puppetry Arts Institute presents Old McDonald’s Farm Show, performed by puppeteer Kraig Kensinger.
Friends from the farm shine at the big puppet county fair. Meet down home characters of song, surprise, and toe tapping fun!

Dates:
Friday, June 15, 2018 at 7 pm
Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 11 am & 2 pm
Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 11 am & 2 pm

Admission is $6 per person. For reservations call 816-833-9777.

Jun
23
Sat
Old McDonald’s Farm Show @ Puppetry Arts Institute
Jun 23 @ 11:00 am
Old McDonald's Farm Show @ Puppetry Arts Institute

Puppetry Arts Institute presents Old McDonald’s Farm Show, performed by puppeteer Kraig Kensinger.
Friends from the farm shine at the big puppet county fair. Meet down home characters of song, surprise, and toe tapping fun!

Dates:
Friday, June 15, 2018 at 7 pm
Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 11 am & 2 pm
Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 11 am & 2 pm

Admission is $6 per person. For reservations call 816-833-9777.

Old McDonald’s Farm Show @ Puppetry Arts Institute
Jun 23 @ 2:00 pm
Old McDonald's Farm Show @ Puppetry Arts Institute

Puppetry Arts Institute presents Old McDonald’s Farm Show, performed by puppeteer Kraig Kensinger.
Friends from the farm shine at the big puppet county fair. Meet down home characters of song, surprise, and toe tapping fun!

Dates:
Friday, June 15, 2018 at 7 pm
Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 11 am & 2 pm
Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 11 am & 2 pm

Admission is $6 per person. For reservations call 816-833-9777.

Jul
18
Wed
SUMMER PUPPET CAMP @ Puppetry Arts Institute
Jul 18 @ 10:00 am – Jul 20 @ 3:00 pm

PERFORMING WITH PUPPETS, a hands-on performance-based camp for ages 7-14, will be held at Puppetry Arts Institute on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 through Friday, July 20, 2018, from 10:30-3:00, and concluding with a 7 pm performance on July 20, at Third Friday Art Walk. Cost is $30 per session, or $75 for all 3. Students bring a sack lunch. For enrollment information, contact Puppetry Arts Institute at 816-833-9777 or email us at pai@att.net

Scheduled sessions:
Wed., July 18, Shadow Puppets
Discover the wide range of puppets and create, rehearse and perform a show puppet show as part of a team.

Thurs., July 19, Hand Puppets
Hand puppets take center stage when campers paint a vintage Hazelle hand puppet and collaborate with fellow campers on a comic skit.

Fri., July 20, Marionettes
Learn basic marionette skills and theatricality with Hazelle marionettes and playlets after making a fantasy paper marionette.

Friday evening, July 20, 7:00 p.m.
THIRD FRIDAY ART WALK
The camp culminates in a premiere evening performance by the students for friends and family.

Jul
21
Sat
PUPPETS ON STRINGS @ Puppetry Arts Institute
Jul 21 @ 11:00 am
PUPPETS ON STRINGS @ Puppetry Arts Institute

PUPPETS ON STRINGS

Performed by Clement McCrae Puppets

Take a seat for a troupe of lively marionettes in a cabaret of music and flair!

ADMISSION: Tickets are $6 per person, and available
at the door, but reservations are requested, as seating
is limited.

For reservations, please call 816-833-9777.

PUPPETS ON STRINGS @ Puppetry Arts Institute
Jul 21 @ 2:00 pm
PUPPETS ON STRINGS @ Puppetry Arts Institute

PUPPETS ON STRINGS

Performed by Clement McCrae Puppets

Take a seat for a troupe of lively marionettes in a cabaret of music and flair!

ADMISSION: Tickets are $6 per person, and available
at the door, but reservations are requested, as seating
is limited.

For reservations, please call 816-833-9777.

Aug
17
Fri
SIZZLIN’ SUMMER SHOWCASE @ Puppetry Arts Institute
Aug 17 @ 7:00 pm

SIZZLIN’ SUMMER SHOWCASE

Performed by community puppeteers (to be announced)

Area performers share new puppet routines. Sample the inventive
styles of marionette, hand, storytelling, and abstract form. A treat for all ages!

ADMISSION: Tickets are $6 per person, and available
at the door, but reservations are requested, as seating
is limited.

For reservations, please call 816-833-9777.

Aug
18
Sat
SIZZLIN’ SUMMER SHOWCASE @ Puppetry Arts Institute
Aug 18 @ 11:00 am

SIZZLIN’ SUMMER SHOWCASE

Performed by community puppeteers (to be announced)

Area performers share new puppet routines. Sample the inventive
styles of marionette, hand, storytelling, and abstract form. A treat for all ages!

ADMISSION: Tickets are $6 per person, and available
at the door, but reservations are requested, as seating
is limited.

For reservations, please call 816-833-9777.

SIZZLIN’ SUMMER SHOWCASE @ Puppetry Arts Institute
Aug 18 @ 2:00 pm

SIZZLIN’ SUMMER SHOWCASE

Performed by community puppeteers (to be announced)

Area performers share new puppet routines. Sample the inventive
styles of marionette, hand, storytelling, and abstract form. A treat for all ages!

ADMISSION: Tickets are $6 per person, and available
at the door, but reservations are requested, as seating
is limited.

For reservations, please call 816-833-9777.

Sep
8
Sat
CIRCUS CIRCUS @ Puppetry Arts Institute
Sep 8 @ 11:00 am

CIRCUS CIRCUS

Performed by Kraig Kensinger, puppeteer

Mr. Kraig’s caravan of global puppets returns. Enter the center ring for crowd-pleasing routines of marvel and wonder.

ADMISSION: Tickets are $6 per person, and available
at the door, but reservations are requested, as seating
is limited.

For reservations, please call 816-833-9777.

CIRCUS CIRCUS @ Puppetry Arts Institute
Sep 8 @ 2:00 pm

CIRCUS CIRCUS

Performed by Kraig Kensinger, puppeteer

Mr. Kraig’s caravan of global puppets returns. Enter the center ring for crowd-pleasing routines of marvel and wonder.

ADMISSION: Tickets are $6 per person, and available
at the door, but reservations are requested, as seating
is limited.

For reservations, please call 816-833-9777.

Oct
13
Sat
HALLOWEEN IN BOO TOWN @ Puppetry Arts Institute
Oct 13 @ 11:00 am

HALLOWEEN IN BOO TOWN

Performed by Kraig Kensinger, puppeteer

Goblins, creatures, and ghosts take the stage. Meet the residents of BOO Town for their annual variety show spook-tacular. Have a hoot with a mash-up of silly songs, creepy tales, and puppet pretend.

ADMISSION: Tickets are $6 per person, and available
at the door, but reservations are requested, as seating
is limited.

For reservations, please call 816-833-9777.

HALLOWEEN IN BOO TOWN @ Puppetry Arts Institute
Oct 13 @ 2:00 pm

HALLOWEEN IN BOO TOWN

Performed by Kraig Kensinger, puppeteer

Goblins, creatures, and ghosts take the stage. Meet the residents of BOO Town for their annual variety show spook-tacular. Have a hoot with a mash-up of silly songs, creepy tales, and puppet pretend.

ADMISSION: Tickets are $6 per person, and available
at the door, but reservations are requested, as seating
is limited.

For reservations, please call 816-833-9777.

Oct
19
Fri
HALLOWEEN IN BOO TOWN @ Puppetry Arts Institute
Oct 19 @ 7:00 pm

HALLOWEEN IN BOO TOWN

Performed by Kraig Kensinger, puppeteer

Goblins, creatures, and ghosts take the stage. Meet the residents of BOO Town for their annual variety show spook-tacular. Have a hoot with a mash-up of silly songs, creepy tales, and puppet pretend.

ADMISSION: Tickets are $6 per person, and available
at the door, but reservations are requested, as seating
is limited.

For reservations, please call 816-833-9777.

Oct
20
Sat
HALLOWEEN IN BOO TOWN @ Puppetry Arts Institute
Oct 20 @ 11:00 am

HALLOWEEN IN BOO TOWN

Performed by Kraig Kensinger, puppeteer

Goblins, creatures, and ghosts take the stage. Meet the residents of BOO Town for their annual variety show spook-tacular. Have a hoot with a mash-up of silly songs, creepy tales, and puppet pretend.

ADMISSION: Tickets are $6 per person, and available
at the door, but reservations are requested, as seating
is limited.

For reservations, please call 816-833-9777.

HALLOWEEN IN BOO TOWN @ Puppetry Arts Institute
Oct 20 @ 2:00 pm

HALLOWEEN IN BOO TOWN

Performed by Kraig Kensinger, puppeteer

Goblins, creatures, and ghosts take the stage. Meet the residents of BOO Town for their annual variety show spook-tacular. Have a hoot with a mash-up of silly songs, creepy tales, and puppet pretend.

ADMISSION: Tickets are $6 per person, and available
at the door, but reservations are requested, as seating
is limited.

For reservations, please call 816-833-9777.

Nov
23
Fri
FAIRY TALE FAVORITES @ Puppetry Arts Institute
Nov 23 @ 11:00 am

FAIRY TALE FAVORITES

Performed by Kraig Kensinger, puppeteer

Behold a cornucopia of storybook classics. Tales from Pinocchio to Little Red are re-imagined by puppet actors of whimsy and wit.

ADMISSION: Tickets are $6 per person, and available
at the door, but reservations are requested, as seating
is limited.

For reservations, please call 816-833-9777.

FAIRY TALE FAVORITES @ Puppetry Arts Institute
Nov 23 @ 2:00 pm

FAIRY TALE FAVORITES

Performed by Kraig Kensinger, puppeteer

Behold a cornucopia of storybook classics. Tales from Pinocchio to Little Red are re-imagined by puppet actors of whimsy and wit.

ADMISSION: Tickets are $6 per person, and available
at the door, but reservations are requested, as seating
is limited.

For reservations, please call 816-833-9777.

Nov
24
Sat
FAIRY TALE FAVORITES @ Puppetry Arts Institute
Nov 24 @ 11:00 am

FAIRY TALE FAVORITES

Performed by Kraig Kensinger, puppeteer

Behold a cornucopia of storybook classics. Tales from Pinocchio to Little Red are re-imagined by puppet actors of whimsy and wit.

ADMISSION: Tickets are $6 per person, and available
at the door, but reservations are requested, as seating
is limited.

For reservations, please call 816-833-9777.

FAIRY TALE FAVORITES @ Puppetry Arts Institute
Nov 24 @ 2:00 pm

FAIRY TALE FAVORITES

Performed by Kraig Kensinger, puppeteer

Behold a cornucopia of storybook classics. Tales from Pinocchio to Little Red are re-imagined by puppet actors of whimsy and wit.

ADMISSION: Tickets are $6 per person, and available
at the door, but reservations are requested, as seating
is limited.

For reservations, please call 816-833-9777.

Dec
8
Sat
SANTA LAND CHRISTMAS @ Puppetry Arts Institute
Dec 8 @ 11:00 am

SANTA LAND CHRISTMAS

Performed by Kraig Kensinger, puppeteer

Join Santa and Mrs. Claus as they host a festive showcase of music, stories, and holiday merriment.

ADMISSION: Tickets are $6 per person, and available
at the door, but reservations are requested, as seating
is limited.

For reservations, please call 816-833-9777.

SANTA LAND CHRISTMAS @ Puppetry Arts Institute
Dec 8 @ 2:00 pm

SANTA LAND CHRISTMAS

Performed by Kraig Kensinger, puppeteer

Join Santa and Mrs. Claus as they host a festive showcase of music, stories, and holiday merriment.

ADMISSION: Tickets are $6 per person, and available
at the door, but reservations are requested, as seating
is limited.

For reservations, please call 816-833-9777.

Dec
15
Sat
SANTA LAND CHRISTMAS @ Puppetry Arts Institute
Dec 15 @ 11:00 am

SANTA LAND CHRISTMAS

Performed by Kraig Kensinger, puppeteer

Join Santa and Mrs. Claus as they host a festive showcase of music, stories, and holiday merriment.

ADMISSION: Tickets are $6 per person, and available
at the door, but reservations are requested, as seating
is limited.

For reservations, please call 816-833-9777.

SANTA LAND CHRISTMAS @ Puppetry Arts Institute
Dec 15 @ 2:00 pm

SANTA LAND CHRISTMAS

Performed by Kraig Kensinger, puppeteer

Join Santa and Mrs. Claus as they host a festive showcase of music, stories, and holiday merriment.

ADMISSION: Tickets are $6 per person, and available
at the door, but reservations are requested, as seating
is limited.

For reservations, please call 816-833-9777.