The Zany Zoo

Get ready for the craziest cavalcade of carnival critters this side of the Mason-Dixon!

Among the myriad members in this marionette menagerie, you’ll thrill to the antics of a frog on roller skates, a weightlifting bear, a ball balancing dog, a ballerina bumble bee, and even a belly dancing bunny.

Delights for the entire family abound in this action-packed show that’s perfect for the young and the “young-at-heart.”

This show is recommended for maximum 250 for children ages pre-K to 5th grade and families. Performed cabaret style with the puppeteer/zookeeper in full view. This performance uses variety marionettes also known as trick marionettes. Concludes with a short behind the scenes demonstration.


Technical Requirements

  • Lighting and sound support provided by the puppeteer.
  • Requires indoor space at least 15ft square and close to electrical outlet.

Curriculum Connections

  • Dance
  • Music
  • Art
  • Theatre

Additional Resources

For educational information, download the Bright from the Start Learning Extension or the Elementary School Teacher Guide!