Life as an artist, creativity, painting instruction, writing musicals, working studio tours.
The joy of dance and the cultural impact it has had on communities throughout history.
Storytelling: Mother Goose; Mother Nature: general telling; helping children become tellers; One woman program: Voice of the Mountains.: Jeanne R.Foster
The One-Man Circus in-a Suitcase Circus Around the World Residency
Doug Berky has been creating and evolving his own brand of physical theater for over thirty years. His performances weave together classic theatre forms of mime, mask theatre, circus arts, physical comedy and storytelling. Doug is also known internationally for his mask construction. He designs and constructs the masks for his own performances as well as creates all of the sets, choreography, scripts and many of the costumes.
Internationally renowned in the puppetry field, and an award-winning performer, Hobey Ford is known for his excellence in puppetry performance and craft as well as his skill as a master storyteller. He designs and constructs all of his Golden Rod Puppets as well as the beautiful sets that surround them, and he performs his original works all over the world. His performances incorporate a variety of puppetry styles: Bunraku, rod marionettes, Foamies and shadow puppetry.
Hobey has received the highest awards for his brilliant and priceless contributions to the world of puppetry: two-time winner of puppetry’s highest honor, the UNIMA Citation of Excellence, recipient of three Jim Hensen Foundation grants and The Hermitage Fellowship.
He tours a number of family and student performances as well as conducts community, student and teacher workshops. Mr. Ford tours one performance per tour.
Substance awareness, self-esteem, conflict resolution, violence prevention through theatre and music
Musical Theatre performances based on literature, historical figures, or environmental themes.
Creative musical theatre performances based on classic literature