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StreetSigns Center for Literature and Performance will present "If My Feet Have Lost the Ground," a new puppetry performance created and directed by Torry Bend, on Oct. 16-18 and 24-26 and Oct. 29-Nov. 1 at Manbites Dog Theater in Durham

Torry Bend’s “If My Feet Have Lost the Ground” Is Unusual and Fascinating Theater at Manbites Dog

Torry Bend’s If My Feet Have Lost the Ground is a fascinating work of puppetry and technology that speaks to the heart. The human heart as metaphor for the very core of existence. The current Streetsigns Center for Literature and Performance production, now playing at Manbites Dog Theater in Durham, NC, seems to suggest that… Read More ›

UNC NEWS RELEASE: “If My Feet Have Lost the Ground,” a Toy-Theater Piece by Torry Bend

UNC NEWS RELEASE CHAPEL HILL – The Process Series takes flight with If My Feet Have Lost the Ground created and directed by master designer/puppeteer/object theater maker Torry Bend plays March 21 & 22 at 7:30p.m. at Historic Playmakers Theatre located on Cameron Ave.  If My Feet Have Lost The Ground is a toy-theater play… Read More ›

“The Paper Hat Game” Is Ingenious and Truly Original, a Must-See Toy-Theater Presentation

Ingenious and truly original, “The Paper Hat Game” is a toy-theater piece for children of all ages — and “For the Ages.” Creator and director Torry R. Bend, video designer member Raquel Salvatella de Prada, and cohorts have given a face to a faceless male subway commuter in present-day America, and transformed his story into a timeless tale. If Triangle Theater Review had a five-star system to rate the excellence of theatrical productions, “The Paper Hat Game” would get six!

"The Paper Hat Game" is a toy-theater creation

Torry Bend’s New Toy-Theater Piece, “The Paper Hat Game,” Features Videos by Raquel Salvatella de Prada

Torry R. Bend will present her new toy-theater creation, “The Paper Hat Game,” with video design by her fellow Duke University faculty member Raquel Salvatella de Prada, on Oct. 18-21 and 24-28 and Nov. 1-3 at Manbites Dog Theater in Durham as part of Manbites Dog’s critically acclaimed Other Voices Series of productions by guest artists and companies.