Blood from a Turnip 11/18/2005, Providence (curatorial)


On Friday, November 18th, 2005, I curated and hosted Blood from A TurnipRhode Island’s only late night puppet salon with Vanessa Gilbert at Perishable Theatre in Providence.  Performers included Evan O’Television, Lady Miss Iris, Marya Erin Jones, and Dan Goldrick.


Blood from a Turnip was an ongoing evening of short-form puppetry for adults that ran for 19 years in Providence, RI. Co-founded and curated by Vanessa Gilbert,  Blood from a Turnip offered professional puppeteers and those new to the art form an opportunity to present big stories, in miniature. Perishable Theatre ran for over a quarter century in Providence and provided some of the edgiest productions in the state