Requirements for live visit: Minimum 12 by 12 square feet of level indoor floor ,or stage space eight foot ceiling height, one electrical outlet
Fees for live visit: $300-$775
What a great experience for the children! I speak for everyone here, we all look forward to welcoming Dave Herzog's Marionettes each fall. Who wouldn't want to be in the audience? --- Kathy Williams Director Southwest Suburban Montessori Palos park, IL.
Dave Herzog's Marionettes musical marionette variety shows come to your venue completely self contained with our own stage, lights, and sound system. Each school year, and ibrary Summer reading season we offer a different main theme, such as Animals, Pirates, Outer space, Circus, and many more. Our offerings vary from year to year. We also offer special Holiday theme shows including The Pumpkin Patch Review,( Fall, Halloween , and Thanksgiving) OktoberFest ( family oriented) Halloween Hi-Jinks, Christmas Capers, and Frosty's Winter Wonderland. Our shows come complete with a core curriculum study guide offering many fun, and educational follow up activites. Intoduce children to the joys of live performnce with an art form designed to appeal especially to them. The art of puppetry!
Each performance also includes an age appropriate pre-show speech about "theater manners" ,as well a connection to reading, as well as an age appropriate post show demonstration, and or question , and answer session. Running time of 40 to 45 minutes.
Dave Herog's Marionettes have been delighting audiences for over 40 years with their colorful and lively musical marionette variety shows. Perfect for Pre-K and lower primary grades, these programs not only fullfill the fine arts core curriculum standards for lower primary grades but do so in a way that inpires and delights children. Best known in the Chicago area for his 20 years as an entertainer, at world renowned Navy Pier, where he has performed over twelve hundred shows, Dave and his marionettes have been quests at hundreds of libraries , schools, preschool, summer camps, corporate and, private events in Chicago and the midwest for fourty years. Dave Herzog not only performs his shows , but also hand carves the delightful marionettes in each presentation.