Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Prologue - Part II featuring Puppetry Master Spica Wobbe and Margaret Yuen

Join us this Sunday, December 3rd 2023 at 3 PM to 4:30 PM. The performance will be held at The First Chinese Baptist Church located at 21 Pell Street, New York, NY 10013.

Spica’s performance are stories inspired by the extraordinary life experiences of a group of Chinese ladies who get together weekly for an art class at the Homecrest Bensonhurst Community Center in Brooklyn, New York. Through object manipulation, shadow play and music, this show brings their adventures to life.

Following the performance, a fun and interactive activity centered on the creative use of fans awaits participants.

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Spica Wobbe Bio

Spica Wobbe (Shu-yun Cheng) is a puppetry artist originally from Taiwan. Her work has been seen in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Korea, Japan, Holland, Germany, Israel, Austria and the U.S. Now based in NYC, she works as a puppetry designer, performer and educator. She established Double Image Theater Lab in 2011 to create cross-cultural productions that explore the world of the past and the present. She is a two time recipient of the Jim Henson Foundation grant and is a 2015 Sandglass Theater New Vision Series Resident Artist. Spica was the featured artist in “Shadow, Light... Hide & Seek Exhibit” at WenShand Theater in Taipei in 2015 and “Heaven of Puppets Exhibit” at Taipei Puppet Museum in 2016.

Spica co-created The Memory Project with Karen Oughtred, storytelling through visual arts, theater and puppetry for culturally diverse older adults. The project received LMCC SU-CASA (2017 - 2020), Creative Learning grants (2017- 2020) and Creative Engagement grant (2021).

Margaret Yuen Bio

Margaret Yuen is a dancer, instructor, choreographer and founder of the Red Silk Dancers. Her journey in puppetry theatre began in 2016 where she took the first workshop hosted by LaMaMa. Since then, Ms. Yuen has presented several original puppetry works under the guidance of Federico Restrepo and has collaborated and performed with Spica Wobbe in the past three years.

Venue: First Chinese Baptist Church

  • Date: December 3rd, 2023 (Sunday)
  • Time: 3:00pm - 4:30pm 
  • Free admission
  • No reservations
  • Seats are limited
  • First come, first serve
To learn about Spica’s amazing talent, you can check out the links below:

Event Details


Date: Sunday Dec 3, 2023
Time: 3 - 4:30 PM
Location: 21 Pell St, New York, NY. In the heart of Chinatown 

GPS: 40.714972872976794, -73.99818327565913


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