The Vardi Puppet House

upcoming shows!

Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 11:00 AM – 4 PM. Downtown Plaza, Canada Street. Moncton. Free to the public.   Facebook Event:  https://www.facebook.com/events/2560122920721390/

Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 11:00 AM – 4 PM. Downtown Plaza, Canada Street. Moncton. Free to the public.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2560122920721390/

Sunday September 29, 2019 at 3:00 PM. Family Day at The Beaverbrook Art Gallery. Fredericton. NB. Free to the public.

Sunday September 29, 2019 at 3:00 PM. Family Day at The Beaverbrook Art Gallery. Fredericton. NB. Free to the public.


Grey Rabbit Theatre Co. would like to thank all of their supporting bodies;

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If you would like to support this project, please do not hesitate to contact us! We would love to hear from you.


Creation process update:

July 2019: FAA Residency

SOLO CHICKEN PRODUCTION’S and GREY RABBIT THEATRE COMPANY

Announces: Summer 2019 Fredericton Arts Alliance- Artists in Residency

the coop is excited to announce that it will be partnering with Grey Rabbit Theatre and the Fredericton Public Library during their one-week tenure as Artists in Residence at the Soldiers Barracks Casemates as part of the Fredericton Arts Alliances annual Summer Series. From July 1-7 2019 the coop and Grey Rabbit will be in residence at the casemates and will work collaboratively to create a children’s shadow puppet show centered on the FAA’s theme of trees. As part of this creative partnership the Fredericton Public Library’s Children’s Department will be hosting a poetry workshop led by Fredericton Poet Laureate, Jenna Lyn Albert on Thursday June 27 2019 where children will be encouraged to write poems about their relationship with their favourite trees. the coop and Grey Rabbit will use these poems as the creative catalyst for a short new shadow puppetry show. Grey Rabbit is a new theatre company in Fredericton that focuses on puppetry and the coop is excited to partner up to see where this relationship can go! Both companies look forward to working in the public eye and sharing their craft and process with tourists and locals alike. The public is encouraged to come down to the barracks to visit the casements to watch the artist’s work, and join in the discussion about what tree’s mean to them! There will be a presentation of the completed work at the Fredericton Public Library on Sunday, July 7 2019 at 2:30PM.

This project was made possible through the generous support of the City of Fredericton, The Fredericton Arts alliance, The Fredericton Public Library and the Government of New Brunswick.

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FREDERICTON ARTS Alliances Artists in Residency

JULY 1st-JULY 8th, 2019


Creation process update:

May 2019:

Grey Rabbit Theatre Co's very own Laura-Beth Bird headed to Mermaid Theatre in Windsor N.S to take the Animotion Training Program. Laura-Beth was Fortunate enough to receive UNIMA’s professional training scholarship for the 2019 programming. Over three weeks, 12 participants from across the world learned 6 different puppet styles, built and explored their own puppets and learned methods of staging and creation.

Hand Puppets. Laura-Beth Bird. Animotion 2019. Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia. Photo Credit: Logan Robins

Hand Puppets. Laura-Beth Bird. Animotion 2019. Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia. Photo Credit: Logan Robins

Hand Puppets. Laura-Beth Bird. Animotion 2019. Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia.

Hand Puppets. Laura-Beth Bird. Animotion 2019. Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia.


December 2018:

Grey Rabbit Theatre Co's very own Laura-Beth Bird headed to Mermaid Theatre in Windsor N.S to learn how to make puppets. A huge thank you to Jim Morrow and his team for allowing us to use "The Loft" for a week.

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