DCMetroTheaterArts (Capital Fringe Festival 2015)
Greenbelt News Review articles from June 2013 and
December 2014 (as pdf files)
We just received another grant from the Prince George’s Arts and
Humanities Council for our project, “Shadow Stories”, which we will bring to
the Greenbelt Elementary School in the fall of 2015. It will fund
performances of our new show, Rainbow Crow Brings Daylight as well
as in-depth workshops that feature shadow puppetry and the students’ own
Greenbelt Magnolia Elementary School received an ACE Grant (Greenbelt
Advisory Committee on Education) for performances of our show The
Hollow Stump, which took place in March 2015.
We recently completed our project, “Puppets and Poetry” at GES, made
possible by a grant from the Prince George’s Arts and Humanities Council.
Artists’ Residency for two years
at Greenbelt Elementary
Beech Tree Puppets are coming to the end of a two-year Residency at
Greenbelt Elementary School.
Over the 2014/15 school year, we have performed three shows, The Giant
Turnip, Buttterfly Wonder and The Hollow Stump, and have conducted
hands-on workshops in every classroom to support the curriculum. This
included a shadow-puppet project about the Lunar New Year and a student
puppet show featuring the students’ own puppets and poetry. This
Residency came about at the request of parents, teachers and students. In
addition to the grant, it will be funded by the PTA and the Family Art Fund at
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Beech Tree Puppets
Rainbow Crow Brings Daylight
Our American Indian creation tales of warmth and
light reappear just in time as our days shorten
again! Join us on
September 24, 2016, 5pm at
White Rose Farm
5009 Teeter Road; Taneytown, MD 21787
Click here to register
Following the performance, weather permitting,
the farm will host a fire circle
with marshmallows and s’mores.
Bring food to share.
Our Next Premiere:
The Apple Tree
October 15, 2016, 10:30am
Admission Free, donations welcome.
College Park Arts Exchange, at the
United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall
9601 Rhode Island Ave.
A New Puppet Company for the Greater