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Z Puppets at Evansville Art Center

Published 9:58am Thursday, June 20, 2013 Updated 12:04pm Thursday, June 20, 2013

Evansville Art Center and Z Puppets Rosenschnoz with support from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Legacy Funds present Monkey mind pirates FamilyYoga Party.

The world’s only puppet, rock, yoga adventure for families in search of calm at the Evansville School West Gym at 2 p.m. Sunday.

This program is an interactive program for parents and children

And all ages are encouraged to attend.

This program is made possible by a grant from the Evansville Historical Foundation and is presented free of charge.

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund; and by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

“Z Puppets knows how to combine puppets, music and yoga

into a swashbuckling good time.” -Fox News

Minneapolis, MN- Tap into the power of puppets, rock and yoga with the Monkey Mind Pirates Family Yoga Party! June 23rd — Evansville School West Gym – 2 pm

Get the whole family moving with this mix of puppets, music, and yoga fun for ages 2 and up.

Help Captain Fitz navigate the stormy seas of stress and tame the unruly Monkey Mind Pirates. Join the Quest for Calm with catchy, original songs, simple yoga poses and playful approach to mindfulness. Turn your family’s “arrghs” into “Oms” with this award-winning musical performance.

“1/2 Monty Python + 1/2 Sesame Street”

About Z Puppets Rosenschnoz

Z Puppets Rosenschnoz delights children and adults with feats of imagination, mixing hand-crafted puppetry and quirky comedy with live music.

Z Puppets artists Shari Aronson and Chris Griffith have earned many awards, including support from the Jim Henson Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, Puppeteers of America and the Minnesota State Arts Board. The Monkey Mind Pirates CD is winner of an award of excellence from Creative Child magazine and featured as a top pick by Creative Play Retailer.

Based in Minneapolis, Z Puppets tour their family-friendly comedies across the country. Appearances have included the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, the National Puppetry Festival, the Walker Art Center and Boston’s Puppet Showplace Theatre.

Z artists have an extensive background teaching classes, workshops and residencies for students of all ages. Creative Directors Aronson and Griffith have served as arts education specialists for the Perpich Center for Arts Education, Children’s Theatre Company and the Educational Theater Association.

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