SHOWS
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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 succeed in this mission and promote by word of mouth. 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 will premiere at the Fertile Ground Festival PDX 2020. 

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Listen to our original song Fisherman Tides by Anca Hariton.

Shows Available to Schedule

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.

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Hay Soup 

(upcoming) 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 

Persephone and the Little Shepherd 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.  

Sheperd & sheep, Photo credit Puppetcraf

Photo credit Puppetcraft

Persephone, Photo assistance Puppetcraft

Photo credit Puppetcraft

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