Puppet Performance: String Theory Theater

Presenting four original stories, this Baltimore-based puppet troupe, composed of artist Dirk Joseph and his daughters Sequoia (20) and Azaria (13), invite you to jump into the world of imagination with siblings Malik and Nafasi in A Collab Story, get the spiders point of view in Itsy, enjoy a visual representation of Nina Simone’s Feel and laugh out loud in Kitty’s Corner.

Employing various narrative styles and multiple puppetry formats, including hand puppets, rod puppets, crankies, shadow puppets, and more, String Theory Theater’s colorful design and wit poke fun at conventions, and question the status quo to create fun and thought-provoking performances for families with children 8 and up. 

Dirk Joseph, founder of String Theory Theater is a professional artist, storyteller, and community arts facilitator. He has been teaching visual arts and theater (including puppetry) in the NY and MD public school systems for almost 30 years. Before forming String Theory Theater, he performed with Pierre Bennu as a puppet duo known as The Drapetomaniacs for 3 years. 

Black History Month programs are made possible by the generous support of Arn and Nancy Tellem.