We are thrilled to announce our line-up for this 2nd Annual Winter Puppetfest. Puppets Off Broad Street's two resident companies will be performing along with special guests, Crabgrass Puppet Theatre of Vermont.
Crabgrass Puppet Theatre features the talents of Jamie Keithline and Bonny Hall who formed their company in 1982. They have delighted audiences across the nation with their whimsical humor, top-notch puppetry, and beautiful design work. They will be bringing "The Princess, The Pea and the Pirate" to RVA on December 27th and 28th. Be sure to join us to find out why this performance received the BEST PERFORMANCE AWARD at the National Puppetry Festival in August of this year!
You can find the full RVA Winter Puppetfest schedule here. Ticket sales will be up soon -- stay tuned for details! (And if you are not yet on our mailing list, now is a great time to sign up.)
Heidi Rugg is a puppet artist, mom, maker of stuff, and the founder of Puppets Off-Broad Street. Her company, Barefoot Puppet Theatre, has toured all over the country. She lives in Richmond's Northside with her husband, Sam, two daughters as different as rain and ribbons, a cat named Moxie, a lizard named Pepper, and a legion of nameless dust-bunnies.
Christopher Hudert is a is a versatile artist whose skills include script writing, sculpting, set and puppet construction, puppetry, clowning, stilt walking, juggling and much more. His company, Applause Unlimited, has toured extensively. He lives in Lakeside with his family.