La MaMa Blogs: Sneak Preview: Ajijaak on Turtle Island

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Sneak Preview: Ajijaak on Turtle Island


La MaMa presents

Ajijaak on Turtle Island
An IBEX Puppetry Production
Directed by Ty Defoe and Heather Henson

Separated from her family, young whooping crane Ajijaak undertakes her first migration from Canada to coastal Texas alone. Her journey is disrupted by environmental, industrial, and mythical chaos. Ajijaak must follow her intuition to fly onward, learning from the neo-indigenous communities she encounters along the way. Bringing community together through puppetry, traditional dances, projections and kites, ​Ajijaak on Turtle Island will inspire the next generation of eco-champions.

Recommended for ages 6 and up.

Ty Defoe, Tony Enos, Joan Henry, Wen Jeng, Curtiss Mitchell, Adelka Polak, Sheldon Raymore and Henu Josephine Tarrant

Ty Defoe and Kevin Tarrant

Jake Montanaro, Jennifer Sanchez, Euni Shim and Dormeshia Ward

February 8 - 18, 2018
Thursday - Saturday at 7PM; Sunday at 2PM

The Ellen Stewart Theatre
66 East 4th Street
(between Bowery and Second Avenue)
New York, NY 10003

Tickets: $25 Adults; $20 Students/Seniors/Kids

For Tickets and Info: CLICK HERE

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