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KIDS CLUB @SAC: Puppets 2.0 with Liz Joyce from Goat on a Boat

New After School Art Club for Grades 2-5!

Wednesdays, April 3, 10, 17, & May 1 | 4-5:30 PM | $10 Per Session

Space is limited. Advance reservations required. Children are encouraged to attend all 4 sessions, but are not required to do so. Drop-off permitted.

Join master puppeteer Liz Joyce of the popular Goat on a Boat for 4 weeks in April/May to make your own puppets and so much more!

Puppets 2.0 takes puppetry to the next level. Design and make puppets, create stories and performances with Goat on a Boats Liz Joyce in this four-week long workshop. Kids will collaborate to create a series of short videos and a live performance using, hand puppets, shadow puppets and all manner of objects that are brought to life by our puppeteers.

GRADES 2-5 ONLY. Note that there is no class on 4/24 (Spring Break).

Space is limited. Advance reservations required. Children are encouraged to attend all 4 sessions, but are not required to do so. Drop-off permitted.

Liz Joyce, an accomplished puppeteer, writes, directs and performs a growing repertoire of works for audiences of children aged 10 months to 10 years. Subjects include her take on traditional fairy tales, folktales, educational shows and original creations. In each of these productions she amuses and entertains both the children and the adults.

Trained as a fine artist, Liz also was certified in Art Education K-12. Her artistic approach to puppetry has been influenced by European puppetry traditions and the eccentric energy of New York’s downtown performance artists. She honed her carving skills working with traditional puppet carvers in Prague, Czech Republic, and often collaborates with other puppeteers in the international puppet community. Liz’s puppet operetta, Sing a Song of Sixpence was awarded an UNIMA Citation, the highest award in American puppetry.

Liz Joyce has performed at Symphony Space, Madison Square Park Kids, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, La Mama etc., PS 122, Theatre for the New City, Nada, HERE Performing Arts Center, Los Kabayitos Puppet Theatre, the Puppet Showplace Theatre, the Children’s Museum of Manhattan, the Brooklyn Children’s Museum, the Children’s Museum of Long Island, Arts at St. Ann’s, The Lenny Suib Puppet Playhouse at Asphalt Green, The Southampton Cultural Center, Guild Hall of East Hampton, New York Department of Parks and Recreation, and many of New York City’s Public Schools and Libraries. She has also appeared on All My Children, (ABC TV) as Liz the puppeteer. Festival performances include the International Festival of Puppet Theatre, the Out of Hand Puppet Festival, the First Annual Hand Puppet Festival, the Annual Toy Theatre Festival in New York City, the Richmond Children’s Festival, the Chicago Puppetry Festival, and Fin de Siecle New York a Nantes, France, and the Puppeteers of America National Festival in St Paul Minnesota.

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Venue

Southampton Arts Center
25 Jobs Lane
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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IMMERSIVE SOUND BATH MEDITATION IN THE THEATER

10:30 am, Saturday Jul 25

Daniel finally returns to SAC after a series of virtual sound meditations. Join us for a soothing, deeply relaxing, and immersive Soundbath Meditation with Daniel's exquisite original set of crystal bowls, gongs, hang drum, Tibetan and Himalayan bells, rain sticks, ocarina, didj, and other objects d’sound. This one-of-a-kind experience will melt away stress and leave you calm, recharged, your mind clear and vibrant! Bring your own mats/blanets. Great for all skill levels.

Reserve Tickets

2020 VISION

Saturday Jul 25 - Sunday Dec 27

Presented by New York Academy of Art with Southampton Arts Center. Curated by David Kratz and Stephanie Roach, and edited by Emma Gilbey Keller. Artists and writers are always the antennae of our society, all the more so at a time as challenging as this one.  They have an opportunity—some might say, a duty—to interpret this moment and imagine the world not only as it is, but also as it could be. This is the guiding challenge of the group exhibition, 2020 Vision.  We asked artists, writers, and creative thinkers to consider three questions of critical importance: Our lives will never be the same, but what will change look like?  What do we want to keep as we rebuild? And what must we guard against? We invited these creators to express what they saw, what they felt, and what they experienced during this time of pause and reassessment, upheaval and risk, and anxiety and uncertainty.   It is our hope that 2020 Vision marks one of many beginnings in the necessary process of ‘post-traumatic growth’ and positive change for our society and our world.