Indian Puppets: Great Stories and Dancing Dolls
Curated by Kathy Foley, professor of Theater Arts
Porter College Faculty Gallery at UC Santa Cruz
October 3 - Nov. 17, 2018
Reception: October 3, 5-7pm
Lecture Event: Oct. 17 TBD
This special exhibition will celebrate the ways puppetry has been used as a storytelling tool in India for more than a thousand years.
Detail from image above: Puran Bhatt, master Rajasthani puppeteer and recipient of the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for Puppetry in 2003, manipulating his kathputli behrupia puppet, for the opening act by The Ishara Puppet Theatre at the Sangeet Natak Akademi Festival (New Delhi).