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Image of Felicia during a performance of the Ironwood Tales. She leans over a blue trunk with sheets and clothes hanging on the clothesline behind her.

Puppets in the Park with Felicia Cooper

Featured Programs & Events

August 5, 2018

Join us outside in Buhl Community Park for Puppets in the Park with Felicia Cooper. From 10:30 am – 12:30 pm we’ll carefully craft puppets out of everyday materials. Then at 1:00 pm Felicia will perform Cosmicomics, a celestial puppet show about a boy in love with the moon and his efforts to live there. The show is about 15 minutes long and recommended for kids 5-12. Plus you can bring the puppet you made to the performance to be featured in the show.

  • 10:30 am – 12:30 pm: Puppet workshop
  • 1:00 pm- 1:30 pm: Performance of Cosmicomic

Felicia Cooper is a theater artist and puppeteer living in Pittsburgh.  She creates puppet shows which celebrate thoughtful imagination in all its glorious and strange explorations.

She invites a sense of community in her work by performing in unconventional locations in an effort to make art more accessible and plentiful. She also works as a teaching artist at the Environmental Charter School through Assemble, an organization providing arts and making experiences throughout communities in Pittsburgh. She is also a resident artist of the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, through which she teaches an art class at the Allegheny County Jail.  



If it's too rainy for this program to happen outside, we'll move indoors!