Mock Turtle – Marionette Theatre

Mock Turtle Marionette Theater is a puppet theater company dedicated to the creation of enduring childhood experiences through performances and workshops that uphold the integrity of the arts and the dignity of human beings
  • History

    Mock Turtle has long record of over four thousand appearances in schools, theaters, libraries and great cultural institutions ranging from The Philadelphia Museum of Art to multiple performances at the Kennedy and Lincoln Centers.

  • The IceHouse Theater

    Based in its loft theater in Bethlehem, PA, Mock Turtle hosts a year-round collection of performance series including The Saturday’s Child Family Series, The IceHouse Tonight, Topsy, Turvey Summer Concerts with PYT and Early Reader Field Trips.

  • Collaborations and Partnerships

    Delving into subjects as diverse as classical music and the Civil War, Mock Turtle Productions has partnered with institutions as varied as Lehigh University, The Pennsylvania Sinfonia, Touchstone Theatre, Moravian College and Tempesta Di Mare Baroque Orchestra.

  • Education

    The theater’s extensive educational work features many Arts in Education residency programs with the Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey Councils on the Arts and child abuse prevention work for Lehigh County, Pennsylvania and The Lehigh Valley Children’s Centers.

  • Touring

    Mock Turtle’s current repertoire includes assembly programs for schools, libraries and festivals in addition to a set of larger programs for theaters and museums: ShadowStories (shadow puppetry), The Morningtime of Now, and Museum of Music.

  • Testimonials

    On behalf of the City of York and the surrounding community, we want to thank you for your wonderful performance at the 2008 New Year's Revolution. It was great to see the kids having fun and getting involved at the same time. You are truly artists in what you do!

    Kelly LeMay
    York City Special Events

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