Duke Performances

Manual Cinema & Contemporary Puppetry: A Conversation with Manual Cinema, Torry Bend, Donovan Zimmerman & Lisa Sturz

Friday, February 8, 2019 | 12:00 pm

The Pinhook


Duke Theater Studies chair and puppet artist Torry Bend sits down with members of Manual Cinema, the Emmy-winning shadow puppetry collective in residence at Duke Performances;  Donovan Zimmerman (Co-founder and Director, Paperhand Puppet Intervention); and Lisa Sturz (Founder and Artistic Director, Red Herring Puppets) for a wide-ranging conversation on the state of puppetry.

Friday, February 8
The Pinhook
117 W. Main St.
Free and open to the public
Light lunch provided by Pie Pushers

Manual Cinema will bring two shows to Duke this spring, beginning with Ada/Ava on Friday, February 8 and Saturday, February 9 in Duke’s Reynolds Theater. Tickets and info available HERE. They return for a pair of performances of their homage to the poet Gwendolyn Brooks, No Blue Memories, on Friday, March 22 and Saturday, March 23. Tickets and info available HERE.

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