with puppet artist Heather Henson

January 28, 6:30-7:30 PM
RISD Chace Center
20 North Main Street, Providence, RI

Join FirstWorks for an Artist-Up Close conversation with Heather Henson, innovating contemporary puppeteer and daughter of puppet legend, Jim Henson.

Creator of the multi-platform production company IBEX Puppetry, Heather blends the disciplines of visual art, environmental education, theater, and community engagement to create immersive, interactive presentations that engage all of the senses and awaken the soul.

Free and open to the public.
Event takes place in the Michael P. Metcalf Auditorium on the ground level of the RISD Chace Center.

Made possible with support from RISD Liberal Arts Division Humanities Fund

This program is part of a FirstWorks residency with Heather Henson’s IBEX Puppetry, culminating in the New England premiere of their live puppet spectacle, Ajijaak on Turtle Island at Moses Brown Woodman Center on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1.
Headshot of Heather Henson