The ninth annual Pivot Arts Festival: Reimagining Utopia will take place May 21 – June 6 in both live and virtual spaces! A celebration of contemporary performance, this year’s festival presents 12 selected artists and artistic groups commissioned to create video installations or small, live works responding to the theme of reimagining a better world post-pandemic.
The Puppet Wonder Wagon—ALL AGES world premiere puppetry performance and workshop
Date: Sunday, May 30 at 2:00pm to 2:45pm and 3:30pm to 4:15pm
Location: Colvin House, 5940 N Sheridan Road, outdoors
The Wonder Wagon, a mobile performance platform made from a converted trailer, presents large-scale, abstract puppets in performance, followed by an outdoor puppet-building workshop for families to create their own imaginary creatures. Conceived by Will Bishop and Grace Needlman Co-Created and Co-Curated by Will Bishop, Samuel J. Lewis, II, and Grace Needlman Designed and Built by Will Bishop and Grace Needlman Devised and Performed by Will Bishop, Hunter Diamond, Samuel J. Lewis, II, Felix Mayes, Scott Ray Merchant, Grace Needlman, Cristal Sabbagh & Myles Wakefield J Music Composed and Performed by Hunter Diamond