1,2,3 Puppetry will be presenting “An Upcoming Society” at Southern Village, 400 Market Street, Chapel Hill, on Saturday, May 15th, and Sunday, May 16th, 2021, at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. both days.
17-year-old Sol Ramirez is the creator and director of 1,2,3 Puppetry, a puppet and theatre company is based in Chapel Hill. Sol became interested in puppetry as a young child and founded 1,2,3 Puppetry when he was just in 1st grade. He has been a puppeteer for Paperhand Puppet Intervention for four years. He is the youngest recipient of an Orange County Arts Commission grant, which helps to fund the project.
The cast and crew of 1,2,3 Puppetry includes artists from age 12 to 17, including 13-year-old Tarin Pipkins, who has been immersed in the puppetry world through his father, the well-known puppeteer and artist, Jeghetto.
“An Upcoming Society” uses masks, acting, music, movement, dancing and giant puppets to promote a social and environmental justice message.
In the show, the spirits of our ancestors guide us through our past, present and future, in order to help us visualize what an upcoming society on this planet may look like.
Tickets are $5 per person. If you’d like to purchase tickets in advance you can Venmo @pay_123puppetry.
Southern Village has marked off socially distanced pods that can hold up to 5 people each.
Bring blankets, chairs, and a mask.
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