Archives for "puppetry"
The Little Match Girl puppet in the Figures of Speech Theatre production of "The Little Match Girl Passion." (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Figures of Speech Theatre premieres play at Bates

Monday, January 4, 2016 2:50 pm

Figures of Speech Theatre premieres "the little match girl passion," a theatrical setting of David Lang's award-winning composition, at Bates College Jan. 9-11.

Back at Bates to work with a class in Indonesian performance, Sulo Dissanayake '09 works with rod puppets during a rehearsal for a May 14 performance. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Dissanayake ’09 to perform in May 14 gamelan, puppetry event

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 2:32 pm

Sulochana Dissanayake '09 has come back to Bates College to work with students and take part in a performance of puppetry and gamelan music on May 14.

Bates welcomes renowned Figures of Speech Theatre for residency

Tuesday, May 11, 2010 1:52 pm

John and Carol Farrell of Freeport, founders of the acclaimed Figures of Speech Theatre, are working with Bates students in a theater production workshop that will culminate in performances of the Asian folk tale Dragon's Daughter at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, May 20-22, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 23, in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St.

Bates hosts touring performers from West Java

Wednesday, April 21, 2004 3:12 pm

Two performers expert in the puppetry and music of Sunda, a mountainous western region of the Indonesian island of Java, offer a performance and a puppet-carving demonstration that are open to the public during their weeklong visit to Bates College.

Fulbright grant brings expert in Indonesian music, puppetry to Bates

Tuesday, January 27, 2004 11:03 am

Thanks to the college's first-ever grant from the Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Program, an expert in traditional Indonesian forms of music and shadow puppetry is currently in residence at Bates College.

Puppets join actors in production of Duras' 'Sea Wall'

Friday, February 15, 2002 9:09 am

Live actors share the stage with puppets from a variety of puppetry traditions in the production of Marguerite Duras' novel The Sea Wall. Performances are at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, March 7-9, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 10, in Gannett Theater.