Information for Educators
Students' imaginations soar with Puppets Amongus!
The Ancient Art of Storytelling, at your School or Library
With a lovable cast of handmade characters and live music, our puppetry opens minds and inspires joy. Our selection of wonderful stories, based on children's literature bring laughter and learnig to all ages. After the show, kids discover the "behind-the-scenes" art of puppetry by meeting the puppets and puppeteer.
Visit our Shows for Schools and Libraries page, to see what we are currently performing.
PBS Interview with Puppets Amongus
General Information (FAQs)
What grade levels do you perform for?
Our puppet shows are enjoyed by children from preschool through 12th grade. We can adapt them according to the age of our audience.
Do you come to us or do we come to you?
We come to you, ready to set up our portable stage!
What kind of space and set up is needed for a show at my event?
Our presentation works well in an auditorium, theatre or classroom. Our portable staging can be as small 5 feet by 4 feet. We require an hour prior to the performance to set up the show.
How much does it cost?
You can read more about our pricing by visting our pricing page.
How long are your shows?
Our shows are 25 - 30 minutes long with an optional "meet the puppets and puppeteer" session afterwards. Field Trips include a show, "meet the puppets and puppeteer" session and a puppet making craft. This takes approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes.
"There is something very special about Matt Cotten and his puppetry. He carries with him a deep knowledge and a genuine, true artistry that informs his performance and teaching. My students loved working with him."
-Lorie Heald, Drama teacher at St. Gregory School, Tucson, AZ