SAVE THE DATE! PAPERHAND’S PUPPET AUCTION!
(conducted by a professional auctioneer!)
Saturday November 14th
Paperhand Puppet Studio
6079 Saxapahaw-Swepsonville Rd
Saxapahaw, NC 27340
Come one! Come all! Get yourself a puppet or two or ten! How do we store puppets from sixteen years of performances? We don’t! We auction some of them to great homes. The funds raised help support our future creations.
THAT’S A WRAP!
Congratulations and huge thanks to all the phenomenal folks who made this show possible! It takes a village to make a giant puppet show. To the nearly 200 Kickstarter funders, the nearly 200 people who helped at the studio, and the 30 people in our cast, band, door, and crew…
THANK YOU for a job well done!!!
We had right around 16,000 people pass through our doors over a 6 week run. We’ve been overwhelmed with ecstatic and effusive praise from all ages. We are humbled and just plain stunned at the level of response to this work.
To everyone who touched this show in any way, please accept our heartfelt appreciation and sincere gratitude. We’ll see you next time!
Love and Puppets,
Co-Director of “A Drop in the Bucket” & Co-Founder of Paperhand Puppet Intervention
Performers, musicians & dancers via horse pulled wagon! Bring a blanket to sit on, a coat to wrap up in, cash for the show & all your cheap art needs (Suggested $10 – $20/ KIDS $5 – $10), a friend to share in your delight & snuggle up to, a sense of wonder, good boots & a flashlight to find your way back to your car, bike or horse. www.theruralacademytheater.com
Paperhand Puppet Intervention Studio
6079 Saxapahaw-Swepsonville Rd
Saxapahaw, NC 27340
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Bring a blanket to sit on, a coat to wrap up in, cash for the show & all your cheap art needs (MOST SHOWS ARE SUGGESTED $10 - $20/ KIDS $5 - $10), a friend to share in your delight & snuggle up to, a sense of wonder, good boots & a flashlight to find your way back to your car, bike or horse.
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SOUNDTRACK FROM “A DROP IN THE BUCKET”
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The Paperhand Band features the original compositions from “A Drop in the Bucket” by Jennifer Curtis and the virtuosic performance of Eric Kuhn, Robbie Link, Alan Best, Pete Lewis, Laura Grimaldi, Laura Lindsey and Donovan Zimmerman!
WE’RE ACTIVE YEAR ROUND!
Don’t wait until our summer show to see us! Join us for performances, parades, installations, art shows, collaborations and whatever else we get our puppet hands into!
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We look forward to seeing you throughout the year!
Paperhand Puppet Intervention is a puppet company based out of Saxapahaw, NC located on the beautiful Haw River. For over fifteen years we have been creating original large-scale puppet extravaganzas complete with giant puppets, masks, shadow puppets, stilt dancing, painted flats, live music and so much more! These shows tell stories of the human heart, illuminate myths from around the world, and inspire young and old alike through their unique brand of creative expression. We allow our creativity to guide us to create extraordinary puppets that entertain, bring joy, instigate wonder, and inspire contemplation about the incredible world around us. Through our annual summer performance, Paperhand Puppet Intervention helps create a community that shares not only their picnic blankets, but also their ideas and experiences.
Each year we write, create, build and perform a large summer Pageant-Play-Spectacle. These performances last about an hour, include a ensemble of professional musicians who create an original score of music and involve a cast of puppeteers, which has included as many as twenty-eight performers!
Throughout the year we are deeply steeped in our community and take part in public celebrations, parades, weddings, civil support (“interventions”) and general acts of vivacity! We also create learning opportunities, host workshops and spread knowledge of the great world of puppetry!
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We believe we add an important component to the fabric of life and we hope you do too! Help us continue bringing incredible low cost “No one turned away because of lack of funds” performances by making a donation.
Among our long list of expenses are: monthly studio rent, utilities, paint, lumber, tools, materials for costumes, theatre rental, sound professional, lighting professional, moving trucks to safely haul the puppets, etc! etc! etc!
We rely on our own practice of frugality, creativity and a huge amount of volunteerism, so no amount is too great or too small.
THANK YOU for keeping Paperhand Puppet Intervention alive and thriving!