London International Mime Festival: American Puppet Theatre Today

London International Mime Festival: American Puppet Theatre Today

Barbican Centre · 22 JAN - 22 JAN

Join the Barbican for this exclusive Members' pre-show talk with Cheryl Henson and Richard Termine in conversation about The Jim Henson Foundation and the Art of Puppetry.

Overview

The Jim Henson Foundation was created in 1982 to support innovative contemporary American Puppet Theatre. 30 years after Jim Henson’s passing the foundation continues to support the dynamic art form that he loved.

President Cheryl Henson and vice president, photographer Richard Termine discuss the mission of the Foundation and use Richard’s photography to illustrate what innovative contemporary puppet theatre looks like in America today.

This event will take place before the evening’s performance of Nick Lehane: Chimpanzee.

Date & time

Opening 22 Jan 2020
Wed 22 Jan, 6pm

Venue

Barbican Centre
Silk Street EC2Y 8DS London, UK · Get Directions
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