Dream Tale Puppets
About Dream Tale Puppets
The spark that brought Dream Tale Puppets to life was a series of simple improvisational puppet shows at the Cape Cod Children’s Museum in April 2003. Mary Almeida gave voices to the characters and narrated, while Jacek Zuzanski, using puppets from the Museum and his original creations, animated the story. In the 2003-04 season, we produced nine “Story and Puppet Time” shows to the delight of Museum visitors. We next cultivated the two most popular stories, “The Three Little Pigs” and “Little Red Riding Hood,” and took them on the road for performances at Cape Cod and Southern Massachusetts libraries, schools, and other cultural venues, adding Rumplestiltskin to the repertoire and Norina Reif to the troupe along the way. Dream Tale Puppets became our official name in 2005, and since that time performers and artists Diane Quaid, Laura Opie and Carol Baldwin joined the troupe for the addition of another original show and expansion into designing and implementing educational programs for children and adults.