Giant bugs! Tiny elephants! Flying birds! Audience interaction! Toe-tapping original music! StoneLion Puppet Theatre is a professional company using multiple styles of puppetry, including marionettes, masks, shadow, mouth and rod puppets, to bring the magic of theater to life. Shows are fresh, original, and educational and can be performed for audiences of 30 to 10,000. For over 29 years StoneLion has toured internationally with literature based work or their highly acclaimed environmental series such as Stellaluna, Little Red Hen’s Community Garden, Backyard Buggin’, Down the Drain or The Frog Prints. Shows match core curriculum. StoneLion is also on the Kansas City Young Audiences and Mid America Regional Council touring rosters. StoneLion for the past eight years has been funded by the US State Department as an Arts Envoy, training teachers overseas to use arts education in curriculum and bringing our shows to life. StoneLion is gaining world-wide recognition for our giant puppet spectacles and illuminated glow events. StoneLion's Artistic Director received the Outstand Community Partner award from the Kansas Association of Conservation and Environmental (KACEE) for our excellence in Environmental Arts Education and the Lighton Prize as teaching artist of the year.
2400 East Truman Rd. Kansas City, MO 64127