Open Hand Theater

Giant Puppets, Festivals and Stilting

Open Hand Theater has created a full array of entertaining puppets for community and family events

The Circus Menagerie!  A Collection of up to a dozen whimsical creatures and performers  are a beautiful compliment to your town festival or parade.  This summer our menagerie won “Judges’ Favorite” at the Rome, NY Honor America Days Celebration!  Rates start at $1000 and the event can be tailored to meet your needs.  Contact us for more information

Festival Puppets : Open Hand Theater’s colorful, 12-foot high festival puppets dance and high-five their way through festivals, school carnivals and other community events, interacting with adults and children alike.  $450 for 2 performers.  Non-profit organizations may qualify for a discount rate.

Stilters and other specialty circus acts are available to perform at your event or party! 

Contact us with your ideas!

  • Two 25 minute sets per hour
  • Ceiling height of at least 15' required
  • Festival Puppets and stilters require a vertical wall with a 4-6 foot high platform
  • Please call for fees

Request a special Festival Puppet appearance for your event!

Open Hand Theater · 518 Prospect Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13208-2523 · (315) 476-0466 · info@openhandtheater.org