Performances

The Light of Leonardo

Let your imagination soar!  Take an adventure through Leonardo’s Da Vinci’s life, from the vineyards of Tuscany, through his apprenticeship in bustling Renaissance Florence, and into his fascinating work as a multifaceted genius of science, engineering, art, music and more.

Summer 2018 Performance Calendar:
May 23 @ 3:30 Toco Hill-Avis G. Williams Library
May 26 @ 12:00 Decatur Arts Festival
May 31 @ 11:00 and 1:00 at Commerce Public Library, Commerce
June 5 @ 2:00 Lithonia-Davidson Library, Lithonia, GA
June 6 @ 2:30 Hampton Park Liibrary, Cumming GA
June 7 @ 4:00 Northside Branch Library, Atlanta, GA
June 18 @ 2:00 Chamblee Library
June 18 @ 6:00 Tucker-Reid H. Cofer Library
June 21 @ 7:00 Nancy Carson Public Library (North Augusta)
July 11 @ 3:30 Pell City Library, Pell City (Teen Workshop)
July 12 @ 1:00 Hart County Library, Hartwell, GA
July 24 @ 10:30 East Atlanta Branch Library
July 25 @ 11:00 Roswell Library (115 Norcross Street)

A Printable Flier:

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HANUMAN THE HERO

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Enjoy a highly entertaining demonstration of Asian music, stories, and puppetry traditions including Indonesia, China & India.  The kids are the main performers on our journey which begins with paleolithic cave paintings coming to life, features Kathputli string puppets from India, and Indonesian shadow puppets telling the tale of Hanuman and the Medicine Mountain.

Email damon@theaterartsandpuppets.com for more information.
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Fairy Tales of Old Russia, 2017 Touring Library Show

Journey with PRINCE IVAN on the back of a grey wolf in search of the dazzling FIREBIRD.    Quest with VASILISA THE BRAVE in search of the chicken legged hut of the BABA YAGA.     Mr.Damon invites young artists from the audience to become a part of the stories and features original live music.

Vasilisa the Brave will need some help from her feathered friends on her journey.  Bring your Russian Bullfinch shadow puppet bird to a library performance and join the show!

Click here for Printable Make-A-Puppet Craft!

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SCIENCE of LIGHT, ART of SHADOWS
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Take a journey with a spaceman scientist and explore the properties of optics and light, while learning about famous light scientists of Earth History.  This program is ideal for supporting 4th grade science curriculum standards for Georgia.

 

Email damon@theaterartsandpuppets.com for more information.

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LEGENDS OF LIGHT AND SHADOW
The Hero’s Journey through Shadow Puppetry
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Cross the threshold into adventure!  Experience the journeys of literary Heroes and Heroines, vividly brought to life through the art of Shadow Puppetry. This program features the stories of Hercules and the hidden origins of the Olympic Games!  Journey with Atalanta of the forest who became the fastest runner in Ancient Greece!  Engaging, participatory shadow puppet theater and live music with Mr. Damon.

Mr.Damon invites young artists from the audience to become a part of the stories and features his original live music.

Activity sheets: the Hero’s Journey, and Boar
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