MILO THE MAGNIFICENT
By Alex and Olmsted
ENGINEERED AIR THEATRE, ARTS COMMONS
SATURDAY MARCH 16, 2019 – 11:00AM
SATURDAY MARCH 16, 2019 – 1:00PM
Awarded a 2017 Jim Henson Foundation Grant, “Milo the Magnificent” is a humorous and engaging puppet show about an aspiring magician, Milo. Akin to the Sorcerer’s apprentice, Milo, in an attempt to display his magical powers, discovers that magic has a way of taking on a life of its own. All the way from Washington DC, Alex Vernon and Sarah Olmsted Thomas use stunningly innovative puppetry to delight audiences of all ages.
Alex and Olmsted, USA. Alex & Olmsted (Alex Vernon and Sarah Olmsted Thomas) have been making puppets together since 2010. In recent years, they have performed at the International Puppet Festival Chuncheon in South Korea, the Festival de Casteliers in Montréal, and Symphony Space and LaMaMa in New York City. In 2019.
Also playing at Festival Partners Shane Homes YMCA at Rocky Ridge and Brookfield Residential YMCA at Seton. Tickets and information at ymcacalgary.org/arts
Scenography & Lig
Puppets: Alex Vernon
Music: Sarah Olmsted