Thursday, May 12, 2011

"Singing Turtle" By Brad Shur


Sat & Sun | May 14 & 15 | 1 p.m. & 3 p.m.
Wed & Thurs | May 18 & 19 | 10:30 a.m.

About the show:
A young, hard working farm boy, Taro, is desperate to earn money to buy medicine for his mother. He is helped by an amazing turtle in this Japanese folk tale.
Hand puppets. Ages 3 & up.

About the performer:
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 in 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.

Brad is thrilled to be here as the Artist in Residence of the Puppet Showplace Theatre!


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