La MaMa Kids is a series of creative workshops for the young and the young at heart. Master artists from La MaMa teach theatre crafts in workshops that encourage imaginative play and hands-on learning. Children and adults learn the basics of storytelling, dance, mask and puppet-making, and more!
Jane Catherine Shaw – February 9, 2013:
Assemble a colorful shadow fish puppet! Use pre-cut parts, or cut out your own parts and learn the basics of shadow puppetry construction and manipulation. Add rods and then dive in the light pond and take your fish for a swim! Recommended for the whole family!
Meredith Wright – March 9, 2013:
Sweetbeatz is a band for young audiences that keeps little ones on their feet and dancing to the beat! Listed by blogger Mommy Poppins as one of the top shows to see for kids in NYC, you’re certain to enjoy her original soulful and silly tunes too!
Julia Martin – April 13, 2013:
What happens when a magical pot that doubles everything is discovered? Will the finders be rich forever or will their trouble double? A magical, mathematical fairy tale from ancient China retold with music, puppets, and much more. Includes craft-making for kids.
Federico Restrepo – May 11, 2013:
A fun movement workshop for the whole family with an interactive jungle where children get to make their own an animal mask and create their own dance as you move through the jungle of your imagination! *This workshop will take place at La MaMa Galleria at 6 East 1st Street
Perry Yung – June 8, 2013:
A family fun workshop on the Zen concept of mindful music. Using the Japanese shakuhachi bamboo flute, temple gongs and storytelling, kids of all ages play theatrical games and craft a take home musical instrument!
All workshops take place in the Ellen Stewart Theatre Lobby, 66 East 4th Street (bet. Bowery & 2nd Ave)
Box Office: 212-475-7710
Fun for the whole family! (4 – 104!)
Tickets: $10/adult, children are free
Saturday mornings at 11 o’clock
Workshops last 45 minutes and are on the 2nd Saturday of every month.