the Mapmaker from Mutual Strangers, photo by Rachel Saltzman

Arm-of-the-Sea is lending its artistry to a number of community events this season and we’re looking for volunteers to help perform with us. Dates and locations currently on the roster are listed below. Some events will require rehearsals. Contact art@armofthesea.org for further details. Please share this with friends; and then join us for these special occasions. 

Sun. April 17 Greenway Day at Riverdale Station Park, Bronx, NY
Four puppeteers needed for walk-around characters at proposed riverfront park. Times approx:9am-5pm. 

Thur. April 28 Visit Vortex Spring Fling at BSP, Kingston NY
Six puppeteers needed for procession in uptown Kingston followed by a short performance at BSP. Approx:2:30-7:30pm. 

Mon. July 4th Independence Day Parade, Saugerties, NY
A dozen puppeteers needed for this strolling street scene with thousands of onlookers. Approx:10am-1pm.

Fri. July 22Free Columbia Puppet Theater, Hudson NY.
Opening Pageant for Free Columbia’s event. Rehearsal:1-3pm. Performance:6-6:30pm

Fri. Aug. 5First Friday, Saugerties NY. Walk-around characters and sideshows. Rehearal at dojo. Event:6-9pm

Aug.19-21 – THE 2016 ESOPUS CREEK PUPPET SUITE at Tina Chorvas Waterfront Park, Saugerties, NY. Performers young and old, stage hands and site crew needed for this annual site-specific outdoor spectacle. Rehearsals:6-10pm on Aug.14-18. Performances:8-9:30pm on Aug.19-21.

DUE TO UNSTABLE WEATHER, THIS WEEKEND’S PERFORMANCES WILL BE HELD AT ST. MARY CHURCH HALL, 23 CEDAR ST., SAUGERTIES, NY