Program Title

The Sicilian Marionettes ( I PUPI SICILIANI)
Provider Name
Incanto Productions Corp
Simona Rodano

Astoria , NY 11105

Program Description
Description: Step into the enchanting world of Sicilian Marionettes, or "I Pupi Siciliani," in this captivating workshop and performance suitable for all ages. This immersive experience is designed to bring Italian traditions and culture to life while fostering a deep appreciation for the arts in education. Workshop Highlights: • Introduction to I Pupi Siciliani: Discover the rich history and significance of Sicilian Marionettes, a cherished form of storytelling and artistry dating back centuries. • Hands-On Experience: Participants will have the unique opportunity to handle and manipulate these intricately crafted marionettes, gaining insight into the skill and craftsmanship required to bring them to life. • Traditional Stories: Explore the captivating narratives that often depict heroic adventures, medieval legends, and tales of chivalry, all integral to the Sicilian puppetry tradition. • Artistry and Craftsmanship: Delve into the art of marionette creation, from the crafting of exquisite puppets to the elaborate costumes and stage design. Performance Highlights: • Live Marionette Show: Witness the magic of Sicilian Marionettes in action as skilled puppeteers breathe life into these characters, transporting the audience to a world of adventure, drama, and enchantment. • Cultural Immersion: Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of Sicily through vibrant music, authentic costumes, and beautifully crafted set designs that recreate the atmosphere of this Italian region. • Educational Entertainment: While enjoying the performance, audiences will not only be entertained but also educated about the historical, cultural, and artistic significance of I Pupi Siciliani. By participating in this experience, students of all ages will develop a deeper appreciation for the arts, history, and culture of Italy while being transported to a world where marionettes come to life and stories unfold in mesmerizing ways. *Multi-discount is available to schools that attend "EVERGREEN/SEMPREVERDE" AND reserve I PUPI SICILIANI for an in-school performance.

Theatre-Musical (TH), Puppetry (TH) ,

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Arts: Dance, Media Arts, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts , Language other than English , ,

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Cost Single: 2,300
Cost Multiple: 1500

75 minutes