Aurora Picture Show presents "Invisibilities: Matchbox Show and Animation" by Filmmaker Laura Heit


For the first time in Texas, Aurora Picture Show will present an evening of films and performance with artist Laura Heit. In addition to a series of short animations and puppet films, the evening will also include a live performance of her critically acclaimed The Matchbox Shows, which are a series of puppet vignettes performed inside matchboxes and projected onto a large screen.

A dead boyfriend, a sausage fairy, a tiger whisperer, a perfectionist, a bath-loving ghost, and many others play their parts in these uncanny micro plays. The miniature stages come to life with crankles, fire and pop-up paper engineering.

Always evolving, The Matchbox Shows have been performed nationally and internationally since 1999 in a number of venues including REDCAT, Great Small Works Toy Theater Festival at St. Ann's Warehouse Brooklyn, the Jim Henson International Festival of Puppetry, the Velaslavasay Panorama theater (LA), Casteliers Montreal Canada, Dordrecht Netherlands and Puppetropolis (Chicago).

The following short films are also included in this program: The Deep Dark; Look For Me; The Amazing, Mysterious, and True Story of Mary Anning and Her MonstersParachute; and Collapse.



Aurora Picture Show
2442 Bartlett St.
Houston, TX 77098


$15 general admission; $10 Aurora Picture Show members.
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