Press Kit

award winning puppeteer Diane Kordas with her puppetsPress Photo

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Bio

Diane Kordas has been performing music for children and families since 1992, and puppet shows since 1998. Her classic and original stories with puppets, music, humor and audience participation are enjoyed by children, seniors and families at libraries, schools, outdoor events, parties, senior centers, nursing homes, daycares and preschools throughout New England.

Diane’s CD, “Dinosaur Stomp”, has been chosen Winner of the Children’s Music Web Award 2005 for Best Recording for Younger Children ages 5 to 8, and Best Educational Seasonal or Religious Recording for Younger Children ages 5 to 8.

Puppet Show Descriptions

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Diane Kordas pirate and sea puppets

Pirates and Tales of the Sea!

Yo ho ho –  3 stories include pirates:  How the Whale Got His Throat, the story of Ocean Born Mary, a true NH Pirate legend, and “The Little Mermaid”.  Fun for the whole family!

Hungry Caterpillar & Forest Folktales

Diane Kordas caterpillar and animal puppetsThree fun stories are included in the 45 minute puppet production. A goofy hungry bear tries to raid a beehive in “The Bear and the Beehive”, a story of strength in numbers; and “The Rabbit and the Moon”, a charming tale of friendship, sharing, and the rewards of helping someone in need. The finale is “The Hungry Caterpillar”, the audience helps a caterpillar turn into a beautiful butterfly. Diane’s trademark humor, music, lovely puppets and effects make this fun for the family.

Diane Kordas dragon knight princess puppetsSir George and the Dragon

A fun and exciting medieval tale with Diane’s trademark humor and audience participation update this classic. Will the knight, Sir George, rescue the Princess Petunia from a very hungry baby dragon? No swords here as Sir George confronts the dragon, but there is alot of excitement and fun as the audience cheers on the hero of the story!

Diane Kordas elves shoemaker puppetsThe Elves and the Shoemaker with The Gingerbread Man

This is the classic Grimms folk tale about 2 Elves who help a poor shoemaker get back in business. The program finishes with a goofy B.B. Wolf and a fresh cookie! Lots of audience participation asthey help with the elf magic!

 

Puppet Variety Show

Diane’s Puppetpaloozy – puppets sing, tell stories and jokes, dance and more!  Tina the T Rex, Fi Fi the poodle, Shelley Turtle, Rosie Rabbit are just some of the zany puppet characters the audience will meet.  Diane the ventriloquist  leaves kids amazed and belly -laughing!