Shadow Play! Puppetry Workshop


Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm


University of Iowa Museum of Natural History

Learn to make and move shadow puppets in this family-friendly workshop led by master puppeteers from the cast of Feathers of Fire: A Persian Epic, an ambitious shadow play that recounts the fates of star-crossed lovers Zaul and Rudabeh.

This event is part of Hancher’s Embracing Complexity project, which seeks to build textured knowledge of Islamic cultures while creating a greater sense of empathy for the experiences of peoples of diverse racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Micah Ariel James in advance at


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