WonderSpark Puppets

  • New York City Puppet Show in Heidelberg
  • Program for children, Workshop

Join us for the visit of WonderSpark Puppets from New York! WonderSpark Puppets is a New York City based puppet theater company. Chad Williams and Z Briggs bring joy to children and their families and spark imagination. They perform on international stages and bring original productions and puppetry workshops to festivals in Thailand and Taiwan.

At the DAI WonderSpark Puppets will present plays in their own puppet theater which they take from New York.

Chad Williams is Co-Artistic Director of WonderSpark Puppets and has toured and taught puppetry internationally. He has written, directed, and performed over 15 solo puppet plays for family audiences with hundreds of performances every year. Chad is a recognized master of hand puppetry, authoring the award-winning manual 50 Hand Puppet Techniques: Hidden Secrets and Tricks Revealed and its Advanced! sequel. He has trained puppeteers, teachers, actors, therapists and others in his unique Two-Finger Style, at universities and puppet festivals at home and abroad.
His Co-Artistic Director Lindsey “Z” Briggs is also the Foundation Manager of the Jim Henson Foundation and participates in various Sesame Street formats.

Chad will bring along his own puppet theater from New York.

11 a.m
. – Puppet show “Mystery Max”
3 p.m. – Puppet combat and classic gags – workshop on Puppet/figure-building moving into improvised play (for families)
5 p.m. – Puppet show “Mystery Max”

Language: English
Age: 4 – 10 years, parents are welcome
Registration: jutta.wagner@dai-heidelberg.de

Puppet performance: children 5 Euros / adults 7 Euros
Workshop fee: 15 Euros per person (material included)


Unfortunately, the event has to be postponed due to illness. The rescheduled date will be announced shortly.