Center for Puppetry Arts announces 2022-2023 season

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) - The Center for Puppetry Arts announced its 2022-2023 season, with a full schedule of museum, onstage and online programs, and several new museum programs and events.

The season kicks off with a new Museum exhibition series focused on contemporary artists of color called Puppetry NOW, a brand new Puppet Discovery Camp for 8 and 9-year-olds, and a reimagined Online Puppetry Playdate using a variety-show interactive format that launches in June.

Below is a schedule of events for 2022-2023.

2022-23 FAMILY SERIES:

Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch - June 17-19, 2022, By Axis Theatre of Vancouver, BC Canada

5P1N0K10 (Spinokio)–A HIP HOPERA - June 23-26, 2022, By Tarish Pipkin of Durham, North Carolina

The Little Pirate Mermaid - June 29-Aug. 7, 2022, Adapted by Jon Ludwig

The Tortoise, the Hare & Other Aesop’s Fables - Aug. 10-Sept. 18, 2022, Theater for the Very Young

La Cucarachita Martina (Martina, the Little Roach) - Sept. 22-Oct. 2, 2022, By Teatro SEA of New York, NY

Animal Amigos - Oct. 6-16, 2022, By Mesner Puppet Theater of Kansas City, MO

How to Snag A Sea Monster! - Oct. 20-23, 2022, By Mesner Puppet Theater of Kansas City, MO

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer™ - Nov. 9- Dec. 31, 2022, Adapted by Jon Ludwig

The Dragon King - Jan. 5-22, 2023, By Tanglewood Marionnettes of Ware, MA

Duke Ellington’s Cat - Feb. 1-March 12, 2023, By Jon Ludwig

Penguin in My Pocket - March 16-April 2, 2023, By Kurt Hunter of Minneapolis, MN

Charlotte’s Web - April 4-May 21, 2023, Based on the book by E.B. White, Adapted by Joseph Robinette

2022-23 NEW DIRECTIONS SERIES FOR ADULTS AND TEENS

5P1N0K10 (Spinokio)–A HIP HOPERA - June 23-26, 2022, By Jeghetto’s Entertainment of Durham, NC

The Ghastly Dreadfuls (ages 18+) - Oct. 12-29, 2022, By Jon Ludwig and Jason Hines

Tesla vs. Edison - Feb. 22-March 12, 2023, By Jason HInes

Xperimental Puppetry Theater (XPT) (ages 18+) - May 3-7, 2023, By Various Artists

2022-23 MUSEUM SPECIAL EXHIBITIONS

Puppetry NOW featuring Jeghetto - June 17-Sept. 25, 2022

Festive Features - Nov. 15- Jan. 8, 2023

Where the Wild Things are Coming 2023

2022-23 MUSEUM – POP-UPS IN THE ATRIUM

New Museum Collections: It’s a Big Big World - June 7-Aug. 14

Contemporary Spotlight: Raymond Carr - Aug. 23-Oct. 30

Found It! Selections from the Center’s Found Object Puppetry Collection - Feb. 7-April 23, 2023

The Life and Art of Jimmy Rowland - May 2-July 30, 2023

2022-23 MUSEUM EVENTS

Sketchbook Saturdays - First Saturday of every month

Puppet Runway - October and March

2022-23 EDUCATION PROGRAMMING – SENSORY-FRIENDLY SUNDAYS

The Little Pirate Mermaid - July 10, 2022

The Tortoise, the Hare, and Other Aesop’s Fables - Aug. 28, 2022

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer - Nov. 13, 2022

Duke Ellington’s Cat - Feb. 26, 2023

Charlotte’s Web - April 23, 2023

2022-23 EDUCATION PROGRAMMING – PUPPETS FOR ALL!

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer - Dec. 11, 2022

Duke Ellington’s Cat - March 5, 2023

Charlotte’s Web - May 7, 2023

2022-23 EDUCATION PROGRAMMING – EXPLORE PUPPETRY SERIES

Personality Type in the Puppetry World - Aug. 23, 2022

Care of the Professional Voice - Sept. 20, 2022

Mid-week Monitor Night - Oct. 19, 2022

Puppetry 101 - Nov. 15, 2023

Fundraising for Nonprofit Theaters - Jan. 17, 2023

Mid-week Monitor Night - Feb. 15, 2023

Marionette Magic - March 21 & 23, 2023

Snip Stitch Floor Focus - April 21-23, 2023

Mid-week Monitor Night - May 10, 2023

2022-23 EDUCATION PROGRAMMING – JUNIOR EXPLORER SERIES

Puppet Theatre Camp - June 6-10, 2022

Puppet Discovery Camp - July 11-15, 2022

Puppetry for TV and Film - Dec. 4, 2022

Teen Puppet Club - March 6, 13, 20, 27, 2023

Gelede Mask Magic - May 13, 2023 (A Celebration of Motherhood)

2022-23 DIGITAL LEARNING PROGRAMMING

Online Puppet Playdate with Mr. Jeffery! - 2nd Saturday of every month

Ticket prices vary and are available here or by calling 404-873-3391.