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Reference Guide 2015


2015 Resource Guide

Artist Spotlight: Hobey Ford (Loyd Touring Artist from North Carolina)

A winner of the UNIMA (Union Internationale de la Marionnette) Citation for Excellence and three Jim Henson Foundation grants, Hobey Ford performs for audiences throughout the world. He is known for his excellence in puppetry performance and craft, as well as his skill as a master storyteller. His performances present puppetry styles and traditional tales from the United States and around the world. Hobey is also a teacher with the Kennedy Center Partnership in Education Program. Hobey utilizes his artistic studies from the State University of New York and the University of North Carolina at Asheville to design and construct all of his Golden Rod puppets.




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