PuppetSlam.com – soft launch

Jen Lynn, photo: Doug Wong

On March 9th, 2006 I launched Puppetslam.com, a website that cataloged, connected, supported, and generated awareness for adult evenings of short-form puppetry and what would evolve into the Puppet Slam Network over the next decade.

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Puppets at Night, Brookline (curatorial)

Slamtastic Puppet Mini-Tour, 2006
Slamtastic Puppet Mini-Tour, 2006

On February 18th, I curated Puppets at Night, an evening of short-form puppetry for adults at the Puppet Showplace Theater in Brookline. The evening – part of a two city (Providence + Brookline) weekend tour included puppet and object theatre from Jonny Clockworks, Ceili Clemens, Emmy Bean, Dramaton Theatre, Kristen McClean, Sara Frechette, and Jim Sedgwick. The program was co-curated with Vanessa Gilbert and hosted with Matt Kandarian.

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Blood from a Turnip – 1/20/06, Providence (curatorial)

Blood from a Turnip, January 20th, 2006, poster design: Marsian De Lellis
Blood from a Turnip, design: Marsian De Lellis

On January 20th, 2006, I curated and hosted Blood from a Turnip, Rhode Island’s only late night puppetry salon with Vanessa Gilbert at Perishable Theatre in Downtown Providence.

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

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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.

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Blood from A Turnip – 11/19/2004 (Curatorial)

Blood from a Turnip, November 19, 2004, poster design: Marsian De Lellis
Blood from a Turnip, November 19, 2004, poster design: Marsian De Lellis

On November 19th, 2004, I curated and hosted Blood from a Turnip, Rhode Island’s only late night puppet salon, with Vanessa Gilbert at Perishable Theatre in downtown Providence. The evening, featured short-form live puppetry for adults, including performances by Bonnie Duncan, Liz Joyce and Tim Lagasse, Jenine Bressner, and Marya Errin Jones.

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Neverland Ranch – Providence, Perishable Theatre (performance)

©2004 Marsian De Lellis
©2004 Marsian De Lellis

On October 15th, 2004, I performed The Adventures of Michael Jackson and the Animals of Neverland Ranch at Perishable Theatre as part of Blood From A Turnip, Rhode Island’s Only late night puppetry salon.

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Blood from a Turnip 10/15/04, Providence (curatorial)

Blood from a Turnip, October 15, 2004, design: Marsian De Lellis
Blood from a Turnip, October 15, 2004, design: Marsian De Lellis

On October 15th, 2004, I curated and hosted Blood from a Turnip, Rhode Island’s only late-night puppetry salon, with Vanessa Gilbert at Perishable Theater in Downtown Providence.

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Neverland Ranch, Pawtucket, (performance)

©2004 Marsian De Lellis
©2004 Marsian De Lellis

On September 20th, 2004, I performed The Adventures of Michael Jackson and the Animals of Neverland Ranch at Gamm Theatre in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. The performance was as part of  Lymphomania, an evening of vaudeville, variety, and live music to benefit artist, Jen Swain who was battling lymphatic cancer.
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