Giant Puppets. Masks. Shadows.

String and Shadow is a company of artists creating giant puppet shows, masks, and shadow plays. As storytellers, String and Shadow blur the line between children's stories and stories for adults, creating heartfelt performances for people of all ages. A mix of magical realism, science fiction, and folk tale, their stories take audiences to the surface of moon, into the belly of a giant fish, and to the headquarters of a sinister intergalactic corporation specializing in the production of "worlds." Read more...

Coming July 9th 2021...

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Fauna Fantastique : A Giant Puppet Pageant is coming to Olympia, WA July 9th at Lion's Park. A nature-show exploration of the bizaare and beautiful, strange and unusual, forgotten species and unexplored worlds. Hosted by local storyteller Elizabeth Lord with live music but The String and Shadow Cartoon Orchestra. Please consider supporting our Kickstarter campaign to raise funds towards this production!