ANIMALIA (Hobey Ford’s Golden Rod Puppets) at two APL branches

Explore the world of animals through movement, music, and stunning puppetry with award winning puppeteer Hobey Ford. Ford is internationally renowned in the puppetry field. He is a two-time winner of puppetry’s highest honor, the UNIMA Citation of Excellence, and the recipient of three Jim Henson Foundation grants and The Hermitage Fellowship.

Hobey constructs all of his Golden Rod Puppets and the beautiful sets surrounding them; The pieces include a magnified look at butterfly and frog metamorphosis, the world of birds, and an undersea ballet of whales, frolicking dolphins, and otters..

Experience the artistry, and his technical wizardry in ANIMALIA at the Gonzales library on Tuesday, June 21, at 10:00 am or 2:00 pm, or at the Dutchtown library on Wednesday, June 22, at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm.

Hobey is a two-time winner of puppetry’s highest honor, the UNIMA Citation of Excellence. He has also received three Jim Henson Foundation grants and The Hermitage Fellowship. Call the library for more information

 

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