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First Scene: No Way?!
Schpountz and the Others

A new puppet show for 4th and 5th grades

The play was conceived like a riddle, without language, and is about differences and feelings.
Can we identify the feelings of others? Do we have the same feelings for the same reasons? The show plays on the fine line between sympathy, empathy and compassion.

"Teachers and students at Rudolfo Anaya Elementary School very much enjoyed this wordless performance centered around feelings and emotions. The audience empathized with the practically faceless character, Schpountz, who expresses a wide range of emotions from joy to curiosity, to frustration, to fear. The show was a big success with students who encounter difficulties with reading and comprehending text. The follow-up discussion lead by the performers stimulated a lively discussion among the students who understood that there can be as many interpretations of a work of art as there are spectators."
Silvia Rousseva, Librarian-Teacher, Rudolfo Anaya Elementary


Second Scene: Choosing
More about Schpountz!
"Two weeks after the show, I spoke with one of my kids, who might be considered a tough nut...he stated that he enjoyed it and would watch another show if he was given a chance to. That says a lot!

Thanks so much for your hard work!"
Rebecca Vesely, Principal/Education Program Administrator, (Acting), Pueblo of Isleta Elementary School

"It was amazing to see how all the students interpreting the show, although there was no words. I also liked how engaged my students were the entire time. Thank you!‬‬‬‬‬‬‬"

Joanna Garcia, 4th Grade Teacher, Rudolfo Anaya Elementary


Seventh Scene: Help
BOOKING now through the fall semester:


Office: 505.344.2186
Cell: 505.980-6684

Friends of Puppet & Object Theatre, established in May, 2004, is the non-profit 501(c)(3) arm of Loren Kahn Puppet & Object Theatre.

The Loren Kahn Puppet & Object Theatre has been funded by the City of Albuquerque's Urban Enhancement Trust Fund, McCune Charitable Foundation, the Albuquerque Community Foundation, New Mexico Arts, Bernalillo County, FUNd of the Albuquerque Community Foundation, Vintage Albuquerque, Henry Fund for Performing Arts and Maggie’s Giving Circle.

news & announcements
March 15, 2016
The BIG news in 2016
We are happy to announce that the new puppet show," Schpountz and the Others," is on the road, supported...
The BIG news in 2016

August 15, 2012
2012 -2013
Looking forward to the coming season, we have grants from the McCune Foundation, New Mexico Arts and...
2012 -2013

August 15, 2012
Autumn 2012
Good news! Still here, with a lot going on: - We look forward to going to Berlin in September, 2012,...
Autumn 2012

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