Gargoyle Puppet Theatre.

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Gargoyle Puppet Theatre.

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The Gargoyle Puppet Theatre was founded in Halifax in 1974 by James MacSwain, Linda Moore, Sandy Moore, Karen Schleck, and Robert Zeigler (who left the company after the first year). The group performed extensively in Halifax and the surrounding area in schools, festivals, daycares, and a variety of open venues. Gargoyle Puppet Theatre productions were taped and shown on ATV in thirteen ten-minute long episodes and, in 1974, the Atlantic Film Co-op worked on a twenty-minute film of their play The Philosopher's Stone. Three exhibits of their puppets were held in Halifax: one at Eyelevel Gallery, one at Pier One Theatre, and one at the Mount Saint Vincent Art Gallery. The Gargoyle Puppet Theatre also presented a range of workshops on puppet theatre. Their productions used primarily hand, rod, and shadow puppets, while the scripts were usually written by members of the company.

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Eyelevel Gallery. (1974-)

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1976-1977

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Gargoyle Puppet Troupe performed at Eye Level Gallery on April 23 and 30, 1976. The troupe presented an exhibition of puppets and props at Eye Level Gallery from February 17 - March 12, 1977.

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