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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the stage set up requirements?
What does a show look like?
How much does a puppet show or workshop cost?
Do you build your puppets?
How long have you been in business?
Where do you perform?
What ages are appropriate for your shows and workshops?
How long is the show?
Which show is right for my event?
What's life like as a puppeteer?
Does Silly Socks do anything else other than puppetry?
What's next for Silly Socks?

What are the stage set up requirements?


Stage setup is minimum 6 feet sqare, maximum 9 feet square. There is no ceiling requirement.

What does a show look like?


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Picture of Stage

Picture of Stage

How much does a puppet show or workshop cost?


Prices vary according to audience size, type of show, length of workshop and distance if more than a certain distance from Washington DC. Please call for details.

Do you build your puppets?


Silly Socks produces puppet theatre. We coordinate the creation of a puppet production. Our puppets are always commisioned by professional builders (see about us page)

How long have you been in business?


Silly Socks has been performing in the Washington DC are for over 10 years.

Where do you perform?


We perform in schools, festivals, shopping centers, Zoos, restaurants, birthday parties, day care centers, holiday events, block parties, camps, children's theatres, museums, and any where kids gather.

What ages are appropriate for your shows and workshops?


The puppet shows are geared for children ages 3 - 9. The workshops are appropriate for children ages 6 - 12.

How long is the show?


The show, including a sing-along and afterward a puppet demonstration is 35 to 45 minutes in length.

Which show is right for my event?


The shows have different themes for different curriculum and goals for an event. Please check out the show descriptions to find what's right for your event.

What's life like as a puppeteer?


Ah, the fame, signing autographs, creating stories that stir the soul, a privilage to serve the community through a time honored art. You also step in a lot of birthday cake. But it's a living.

Does Silly Socks do anything else other than puppetry?


We conduct puppet making workshops where kids can create their own puppets. We also have the capability to produce, record and edit digital video and sound on a freelance basis.

What's next for Silly Socks?


Stay tuned!

 

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