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Upcoming Puppet Shows & Events

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.