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*New* Paintings by Nance Parker
"From the Island to the River" 
Coffee By Design, Portland Maine
 
Through January 7, 2018
Workshops
Learning the Art of Puppetry

The multifaceted aspects of puppetry are best explored through the vast array of workshops that are offered by Nance Parker, Director of the Shoestring Theater.

 

Nance has extensive experience using puppetry and theater as an educational tool.

 

Workshop participants will learn the art of puppetry through hands-on activities. Learn theater arts, stiltdancing, and the impetus behind community theater in an enjoyable environment.

 

Workshops are available for all ages and interest groups and can range from one day intensive courses to extended residences.

Looking For Parades or Event Entertainment?Please Contact Us for More Information!

Highnote Festival-Epping NH
 
September 12 2015
 
Old Port Parade is a Labor of Love
 
The Portland Press Herald
June 15 2015
 
[Shoestring Teaters]"Alice in Wonderland" brings puppets to Carroll Classic
 
The Portland Daily Sun
March 05 2014
 
Shoestring's Halloween Parade Continues its 30 year Community Tradition
Portlands Downtown District
October 31 2012
 
Dickens Classic-Puppet Style, with Shoestring Theater
Portland Press Herald
December 20 2012
 
Off Beat: The Odyssey comes alive in an epic puppet show

The Portland Press Herald

March 01 2012
25th Annual Production of Charles Dickens
A Christmas Carol

Saturday December 17th

3:00 pm & 7:00 pm 

All shows @ Mayo Street Arts

10 Mayo Street, Portland ME

For more info or to purchase tickets visit www.mayostreetarts.org

Read a 2012 review of this production here

Alice In Wonderland

Episode I
Friday March 4th and

Saturday March 5th, 7pm

Episode 2

Friday March 11th and

Saturday March 12th, 7pm

 

All Shows @ Mayo Street Arts

10 Mayo Street, Portland, ME

For more info or to purchase tickets visit www.mayostreetarts.org

 

Side By Side 

Educational Arts Workshops for students; in partnership with the Oak Street Studios, and the Side By Side Grant Project.

 

Parades
Make Your Event Unforgettable

Watch a Live Halloween Parade

 

A Shoestring parade will make any festival, fair, community event or holiday a true celebration.

 

With the assistance of volunteers from your organization or community, who will participate as puppeteers, this ready-made production includes:

 

  • larger-than-life,giant puppets

  • giant colorful costumes

  • dancing dragons

  • insatiable carnival spirit.

  • Stilt walkers and so much more

 

The parade is completed with plenty of drums, colorful banners and costumes for the occasion.

 

All together, this makes for a fun and zany extravaganza.

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155 Brackett St. Portland ME 04102 207-774-1502

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