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October 2018

Grand Opening of “Living Objects: African American Puppetry”

October 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry, 1 Royce Circle
Mansfield, CT United States
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Free admission; donations greatly appreciated

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will present the grand opening of its new exhibit Living Objects: African American Puppetry on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018 at 6:30 p.m., with refreshments served at 6:30 p.m. and a free tour beginning at 7 p.m. All events will take place at the Ballard Institute, located at 1 Royce Circle in Downtown Storrs. Ballard Institute Director John Bell comments "we are extremely excited that this important element of…

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Living Objects: African American Puppetry

October 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry, 1 Royce Circle
Mansfield, CT United States
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The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry will present the grand opening of its new exhibit Living Objects: African American Puppetry on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018 at 6:30 p.m., with refreshments served at 6:30 p.m. and a free tour beginning at 7 p.m. All events will take place at the Ballard Institute, located at 1 Royce Circle in Downtown Storrs. The exhibition will be on display through Sunday, April 7, 2019. Living Objects: African American Puppetry focuses on an often-overlooked…

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“Sir George and the Dragon” by Pumpernickel Puppets

October 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ballard Institute Theater, 1 Royce Circle
Storrs, CT 06268 United States
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$6 – $12

As part of its 2018 Fall Puppet Performance Series, the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut is pleased to present Sir George and the Dragon by Pumpernickel Puppets of Worcester, Massachusetts on Oct. 27, 2018 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the Ballard Institute Theater, located at 1 Royce Circle in Downtown Storrs. Join an adventurous princess as she journeys to Mystery Mountain to visit the Great Green Dragon. Along the way you’ll meet…

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“Sir George and the Dragon” by Pumpernickel Puppets

October 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry, 1 Royce Circle
Mansfield, CT United States
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$6 – $12

As part of its 2018 Fall Puppet Performance Series, the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut is pleased to present Sir George and the Dragon by Pumpernickel Puppets of Worcester, Massachusetts on Oct. 27, 2018 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the Ballard Institute Theater, located at 1 Royce Circle in Downtown Storrs. Join an adventurous princess as she journeys to Mystery Mountain to visit the Great Green Dragon. Along the way you’ll meet…

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November 2018

“The Fairy Tailor” by Sarah Nolan

November 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry, 1 Royce Circle
Mansfield, CT United States
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$6 – $12

As part of its 2018 Fall Puppet Performance Series, the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut is pleased to present The Fairy Tailor by Puppet Showplace Theater’s Resident Artist and UConn Puppet Arts Program alumna Sarah Nolen on Nov. 10, 2018 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the Ballard Institute Theater, located at 1 Royce Circle in Downtown Storrs. Meet the Fairy Tailor, hard at work in her enchanted shop, where dressing racks and…

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“The Fairy Tailor” by Sarah Nolen

November 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry, 1 Royce Circle
Mansfield, CT United States
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$6 – $12

As part of its 2018 Fall Puppet Performance Series, the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut is pleased to present The Fairy Tailor by Puppet Showplace Theater’s Resident Artist and UConn Puppet Arts Program alumna Sarah Nolen on Nov. 10, 2018 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the Ballard Institute Theater, located at 1 Royce Circle in Downtown Storrs. Meet the Fairy Tailor, hard at work in her enchanted shop, where dressing racks and…

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“Night Fall: Community Puppetry in Hartford”

November 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry, 1 Royce Circle
Mansfield, CT United States
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Free admission; donations greatly appreciated

For its second installment in the 2018 Fall Puppet Forum Series, the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will host Anne Cubberly for Night Fall: Community Puppetry in Hartford on Thursday November 15 at 7 p.m. at the Ballard Institute Theater, located at 1 Royce Circle in Downtown Storrs. This forum will discuss the origins, aims, techniques, and aesthetics of this dynamic community performance event that has redefined the cultural life of Connecticut's capital.  …

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December 2018

“The Gingerbread Man” by WonderSpark Puppets

December 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry, 1 Royce Circle
Mansfield, CT United States
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$6 – $12

As part of its 2018 Fall Puppet Performance Series and Mansfield Downtown Partnership’s sixth annual Winter Welcome, the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut is pleased to present The Gingerbread Man by WonderSpark Puppets on Dec. 1, 2018 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the Ballard Institute Theater, located at 1 Royce Circle in Downtown Storrs. “Run, run, as fast as you can–you can't catch me I'm the Gingerbread Man!" The Gingerbread Man is…

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“The Gingerbread Man” by WonderSpark Puppets

December 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry, 1 Royce Circle
Mansfield, CT United States
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$6 – $12

As part of its 2018 Fall Puppet Performance Series and Mansfield Downtown Partnership’s sixth annual Winter Welcome, the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut is pleased to present The Gingerbread Man by WonderSpark Puppets on Dec. 1, 2018 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the Ballard Institute Theater, located at 1 Royce Circle in Downtown Storrs. “Run, run, as fast as you can–you can't catch me I'm the Gingerbread Man!" The Gingerbread Man is…

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