Shadow Puppet Arts Workshop for Children and Families

Sunday, November 8th, 2009, 1-4pm
Hyde Park Art Center
5020 S. Cornell Ave. Chicago IL 60637

Nori Sawa demonstrated shadow puppet techniques and participants created puppets in the theme of ocean animals. View a short video of the puppet workshop on YouTube.

About Nori Sawa

Nori Sawa is originally from Japan but now resides in the Czech Republic, where he has created a large repertoire of performances, including solo silent dramas and colorful shadow plays. His fusion of Japanese and Czech approaches to puppetry results in unique puppets & techniques. He is an instructor of Theater Arts at DAMU, The Academy of Performance Arts in Prague. He has toured and performed in Europe, Japan, and the U.S.  He has received numerous awards for his performances.

(Website: http://www.norisawa.net/)