Monday, January 17, 2011

More about… “The Carrot Salesman” by Brad Shur

Wednesday and Thursday | January 19 & 20 | 10:30AM
Saturday and Sunday | January 22 & 23 | 1PM & 3PM

About the show: The Carrot Salesman is the original story of a door-to-door carrot salesrabbit who is not very good at his job. But through his unsuccessful efforts to sell carrots to elephants, jellyfish, moles, and robots, he discovers a way to help all of the animals.

Performed with colorful two-dimensional table-top puppets and fun audience interaction. This show is recommended for ages 3 and up.

About Brad Shur: Brad has been professionally involved in puppetry for nearly 10 years. He first began as a performer with the Providence puppet and mask company Big Nazo while a student at the Rhode Island School of Design and has toured nationally with Wood & Strings Theatre, a marionette company out of Tennessee. Brad recently finished working with the Vermont PuppetTree as a freelance puppet designer and performer.

He has experience teaching workshops and classes for students of all ages and hopes to be known in the future as an Arts Educator. Brad has a passion for performance and describes his style as “carnival barker” driven by interactive audience dialogue.

He is thrilled perform at the Puppet Showplace Theatre as its Artist in Residence!


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