TDPS Wednesdays: Henson Award Showcase

2017 Henson Awards Showcase

Event Attributes

The talented student recipients of the Jim Henson Fund for Puppetry will perform/present their funded projects. This year’s student presenters are Nitsan Scharf, BA Theatre Senior, Kelly Colburn, MFA Projection Design and Brandi Martin, MFA Lighting Design.

The School of Theatre, Dance and Performance Studies hosts an annual competition and recipients are awarded funds to create a puppet project or performance. The Jim Henson Fund for Puppetry was established by the Henson family to honor the memory of Jim Henson (1960), creator of the world famous Muppets.