Saturday, June 7, 6pm-8pm :: Puppet Slam at The Occasional Market
BYOP! Bring your own puppet!
Free. Donations Accepted. Open Seating. 707 Penn Gallery, 707 Penn Ave., Downtown, Pittsburgh.
Mike Cuccaro and Tom Sarver will reprise their Dada puppet show Flight Out of Time and also host a puppet slam. What is a puppet slam? A puppet slam is an informal cabaret of both planned and impromptu performances. You can go just to watch or you can bring a puppet to perform with. Puppet slams are a great opportunity to get your feet wet in front of a small and supportive audience and try out a new idea or just something new to us. You can plan and rehearse something out or wing it, solo or maybe with another puppeteer. Acts should be between three and ten minutes with set and strike times under five minutes. Acts should be self-contained as there will be minimal options for lighting, sound, etc. Donations with be split between performers. If possible, please send a brief description of your idea by June 1st so we know what to expect but that isn’t strictly necessary.