SHOWS

Leaven Dream Puppets reach out to the Portland community with family friendly performances.

Grants, donations, an affordable fee-per-seat ticket system as well as our diverse audience’s enthusiasm help us develop our work. We perform on stage, as well as in the heart of our community, where called: at child development centers, schools, community centers, senior centers and other venues.  Please contact us if you are interested in scheduling one of our shows.  

The Magic Fish  premiered at the Fertile Ground Festival-a week long  February 2020.  This performance engages audiences of all ages, combining innocence and sophistication to address ideas of ethics, the environment and transformation. This project funded in part by the Regional Arts & Culture Council.

Photo credit David Lane 

Upcoming Shows 

Persephone and the Little Shepherd ( projected available Summer/Fall 2020)is inspired by the Romanian folk poem and legend of Mioritza. In parallel settings it follows the four seasons and tells the story of a little shepherd and his wooly friends. The show runs 30 minutes with 15 minutes for puppet presentation and audience questions. Requires set up and take down   of 45 minutes each.  Ages: 3 and up.  

Photo credit Puppetcraft

Photo credit Puppetcraft

In Dreams Brushing By  a puppet follows his dream to become a painter. This marionette piece runs 15 minutes.

Set up and take down take 10 minutes each.

Ages: 3 and up.

Hay Soup 

(projected available Summer/Fall 2020) tells the story of a young girl who lives in the forest with her best friend, a fox. Together they outwit the dragon who has been terrorizing nearby villages with his ferocious appetite.  

The show runs 30 minutes with 15 minutes for puppet presentation and audience questions. Requires set up and take down of  15 minutes.  

Ages: 3 and up 

Leaven Dream

Puppets

Leaven Dream Puppets  

    2019 Grant Recipient   

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