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Swazzle’s Tortoise and the Hare Puppet Show

Swazzle’s Tortoise and the Hare Puppet Show

Swazzle is now taking bookings for it’s 23rd original puppet show, Tortoise and the Hare. Swazzle’s Tortoise and the Hare is an hilarious, action-packed reimagining of the classic Aesop’s Fable. Designed to fit the Summer Reading theme, Read for the Win, this brand-new puppet show features beautifully handcrafted puppets, imaginative physical comedy and engaging characters. Upon […]

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June Puppet Show Schedule

June Puppet Show Schedule

Swazzle’s June puppet show schedule is now online! Find out when our new interactive musical puppet show Superconductor: An Adventure Through Music is coming to your local library. Just click HERE to see all our June performance dates.

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The Court Jester and the Story Dreamers

The Court Jester and the Story Dreamers

Swazzle is preparing the puppets for our new interactive summer puppet show, The Court Jester and the Story Dreamers, the story is about a court jester who dreams of becoming the storyteller to the Queen. With the help of the audience and his little mouse friend, he sets out to write the greatest story ever […]

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Dream Carver Opens Today!

Dream Carver Opens Today!

Swazzle’s bilingual, musical puppet production Dream Carver opens today at the Samueli Theater at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa, CA. Performances are Saturday, April 14th at 1:00 pm and Sunday, April 15th at 1:00 pm and 3:30 pm. Dream Carver’s author, Diana Cohn, and illustrator, Amy Cordova, will be in the […]

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Creating Mateo’s Mother and Sister

Creating Mateo’s Mother and Sister

Swazzle’s bilingual, musical puppet show Dream Carver tells the story of Mateo, a young Oaxacan woodcarver who dreams of fantastic, brightly colored animals that he is impelled to “carve to life.” Initially created to be performed at libraries, schools and other small- to medium-sized venues, the show is now being expanded to a full theatrical […]

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Wildfire Paint

Wildfire Paint

Swazzle’s new bilingual, musical puppet show Dream Carver incorporates a 20-by-30-foot backdrop featuring a pastoral Mexican landscape painted by Mia Campagna, lead scenic painter at the Pasadena Playhouse. During the song “Nothing to Fear,” the backdrop will transform into a fluorescent dreamscape with the aid of invisible Wildfire Paint, the UV luminescent paint preferred by […]

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Swazzle’s Halloween Show Offers Tricks and Treats!

Swazzle’s Halloween Show Offers Tricks and Treats!

Musical Monster Mash-Up tells the story of a lonely mad scientist, who has no friends to go trick-or-treating with. In the opening song, the scientist declares, that she will “build a bestie” for Halloween. This idea sends her on a wacky adventure in search of body parts. She meets a jack-o’-lantern in a pumpkin patch […]

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Preview Dream Carver at OC Schools’ Artist Showcase

Preview Dream Carver at OC Schools’ Artist Showcase

Swazzle will present nine minutes of its new bilingual, musical puppet show, Dream Carver, at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts? Arts Teach Artist Showcase on Tuesday, May 10th, 2011. Swazzle will perform in the Ren?e and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall at 11:14 am. The event runs from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm. For complete […]

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Swazzle Brings Bilingual Musical Puppet Show to Orange County Schools

Swazzle Brings Bilingual Musical Puppet Show to Orange County Schools

Swazzle?s new bilingual, musical puppet show, Dream Carver, has been added to the 2011?2012 Arts Teach school assembly roster by the Segerstrom Center for the Arts (formerly the Orange County Performing Arts Center). The show is based on the book of the same name by Diana Cohn and illustrated by Amy Cordova. Dream Carver tells […]

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New Puppet Show for Summer 2011

New Puppet Show for Summer 2011

Swazzle is now taking bookings for its new summer puppet show, "Dream Carver." This 45-minute bilingual, musical puppet show is based on the children?s book of the same name by Diana Cohn and illustrated by Amy Cordova. The book was inspired by the life of Manuel Jim?nez, who pioneered the now-famous Oaxacan style of woodcarving.

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