These timeless stories are simple to understand and address topics relevant to school age children such as bullying, selfishness, competition, ingenuity, and the affirmation that little beings can achieve great things. The show is designed for pre-K through 5th grade and includes The Lion and the Mouse, The Tortoise and the Hare, The Owl and the Grasshopper, The Fox and the Crow, The Crow and the Pitcher and The Stork and the Fox. Our production was awarded an UNIMA citation, the highest honor in American Puppetry.
Lisa Sturz, Artistic Director, has been a puppeteer and teaching artist for over thirty years specializing in curriculum based performances and residencies. She has worked with Henson Productions, Walt Disney Imagineering, Lucasfilm, PBS, Ice Capades, NBC, UNC-TV, the Shedd Aquarium, the Field Museum, Asheville Symphony, Birmingham Children's Theatre and The Lyric Opera of Chicago. Red Herring Puppets tours nationally and has performed several times at the Center for Puppetry Arts in Atlanta. They have received an UNIMA citation of Excellence - the highest honor in American puppetry.