This summer we are very proud to announce that Little Did Productions will be holding a residency at STK, during which they'll be rehearsing "Solina" for the New York International Fringe Festival and "Eli the Luthier" for the Puppeteers of America National Conference at the University of Connecticut, both this August 2015.
About Solina: Sun is missing. Only 11-year-old Solina can find Sun and save the world from eternal night. Solina ventures into an endless nightscape, where puppets made of light, cloth and paper sing and play live music to illustrate this unfamiliar world.
About Eli the Luthier:
Little Did Productions is a company built on the bedrock of a creative partnership between its two artistic directors and primary artists. Jessica Marie Lorence is a theater director and an established puppet fabricator with a specialty in foam fabrication and shadow puppetry. Luke Santy is a multi-instrumentalist and composer with a concentration in electronic composition and sound design. Together, they’ve created a multidisciplinary collective that incorporates its diverse backgrounds to tell grand and entertaining stories.
Little Did’s first student production, “A Silly Silverstein Show”, premiered at Skidmore College and went on to play at the 2007 SaratogaArtsFest and the 2008 NY International Fringe Festival as well as at camps, schools, and libraries. After graduation from Skidmore in 2008, Co-Artistic Director Jessica Lorence worked for two years as a puppet builder at the Center for Puppetry Arts in Atlanta, Georgia. There, “The Lost Children” premiered at the Xperimental Puppetry Theater program, featuring a story-song by Co-Artistic Director Luke Santy.
Now the company is based in New York City, and Little Did’s signature style is recognized throughout the city after performances at The Bushwick Starr, Spaghetti Dinners, Puppet Playlist, and Madison Square Park. Little Did has been invited to perform at puppet slams all over the city, and “Eli the Luthier” was a standout hit at Great Small Works’ Tenth Annual International Toy Theater Festival and will continue in 2015 at the Puppeteers of America National Festival.
Stay tuned for news about their end-of-residency showing in August.