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Grand Opening of “Stages of Enchantment: The Puppet Theaters of Blair Thomas & Company,” 10/25 at 4:00 p.m.

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will present the grand opening of Stages of Enchantment: The Puppet Theaters of . . .

Brian and Wendy Froud on Faeries, October 9 at 6 p.m.

Portraits, drawings, studies and tales of those mysterious creatures, fairies, fill the pages of Brian Froud’s Faeries’ Tales by Brian and Wendy Froud. We meet individual fairies . . .

“Biblical Rapper’s Trilogy,” October 15 at 7:30 p.m.

Amy Trompetter collaborates with East Harlem poet (not4)Prophet in reconfiguring her Punch and Judy show to create Biblical Rapper’s Trilogy.  References include the Bible, Medieval . . .

2014 Fall Puppet Forum Series

Our first Fall Puppet Forum features puppeteer Amy Trompetter talking about “Buffa & Belly Laughs: A Return to the Roots of Rossini” on September 17 . . .

The Ballard Institute Presents its 2014 Fall Puppet Performance Series!

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will host its first-ever Fall Puppet Performance Series on four Saturdays from September . . .

2014 UConn Fall Puppet Slam

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry and the UConn Puppet Arts Program will present the 2014 UConn Fall Puppet Slam, on Saturday, September 13 . . .

Community Puppet-Building Workshops with Sara Peattie

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut, in partnership with the Mansfield Downtown Partnership, will host Community Puppet-Building Workshops for . . .

Summertime Saturday Puppet Show Series

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will once more present its popular Summertime Saturday Puppet Shows for family audiences . . .

Grand opening of “Opera and Giant Puppets: Amy Trompetter’s Barber of Seville” on 6/14 at 4pm

Our new exhibition, Opera and Giant Puppets: Amy Trompetter’s “Barber of Seville,” will open on June 14, 2014 at 4pm.  The opening celebration will include a . . .

Experimental Animation Showcase, 5/29 at 6pm

Students from UConn Professor John O’Donnell’s Experimental Animation Art class will present their works at the Ballard Institute Performance Space on May 29 at 6:00pm. . . .

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