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London International Mime Festival: American Puppet Theatre Today

Members' Event

A large chimpanzee puppet is being operated by two of the three puppeteers

Join us for this exclusive Members' pre-show talk with Cheryl Henson and Richard Termine in conversation about The Jim Henson Foundation and the Art of Puppetry 

The Jim Henson Foundation was created in 1982 to support innovative contemporary American Puppet Theatre. 30 years after Jim Henson’s passing the foundation continues to support the dynamic art form that he loved.  

President Cheryl Henson and vice president, photographer Richard Termine discuss the mission of the Foundation and use Richard’s photography to illustrate what innovative contemporary puppet theatre looks like in America today.

This event will take place before the evening’s performance of Nick Lehane: Chimpanzee.

Members are welcome to bring a guest, they will need their own ticket.

Tickets for Nick Lehane: Chimpanzee need to be purchased separately. 

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Frobisher Room 1 & 2