Quality Family Entertainment
Ollie and Bridget DePriest and their daughter, Rose Boorde with some of their puppet friends.
DePriest Puppets is a professional performing puppet troupe based in Springfield, Illinois.
We perform for:
* schools *organizations
* libraries * park Districts
* museums * festivals
* churches * corporations
DePriest Puppets is:
* fully licensed in the State of Illinois as a business
* certified in the "Protecting God's Children" program though the
Diocese of Springfield, Illinois
* a 20+ year member of Puppeteers of America
* received a grant from Puppeteers of America Endowment Fund for their show Abraham Lincoln: New Salem to Springfield.
DePriest Puppets specializes in quality family and children’s theatre. Through the ancient art of puppetry, they take your audience on an unforgettable adventure of wonder and magic — a complete theatrical experience. Through excellent staging and presentation, any setting — formal or informal — can be complemented by this company.
DePriest Puppets design and hand-craft all their own puppets, props and scenery. They write their own scripts and record all their shows as well.
Performances are done with hand puppets, rod puppets and marionettes, and are ideal for all ages. With a new production created each year, audiences are always guaranteed a fresh new theatre experience.
Shows are 30 to 45 minutes in length and are geared for all ages. Through the colorful, well-made puppets, and clean, vibrant performance, young and old experience the art of puppetry on a high standard.
DePriest Puppets will touch your hearts and lift your spirits. Keep them in mind for a truly grand theatrical experience — a treat for the senses.
For complete information contact:
DePriest Puppets 2333 Lowell Avenue Springfield, Illinois 62704 (217) 789-1219 DPPuppets@cs.com