2017-2018 Assembly Program

Carranza Puppets, a Texas Touring Artist, brings children's literature to life. The play has original, fully orchestrated music is in keeping with the literary integrity of this  "Arabian Nights" story.
Present this highly regarded program for your children in your school or theater! It holds their attention and makes literature memorable. The literature connections of this program inspires reading in your children that can last a lifetime!

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Grant deadlines for applying are:
Aug. 1, - for programs between Sept. 1 - Dec. 14
Nov. 1, - for programs between Dec. 15 - March 14
Feb. 1, - for programs between March 15 - June 14
May 1, - for programs between June 15 - Aug. 31


Houston Puppet Shows - Carranza Puppets

Since 1977, Carranza Puppets has been dedicated to bringing quality marionette and hand puppet shows to children that are educational as well as entertaining. This traveling company primarily serves the Houston area, and also travels the states of Texas and Louisiana.

Using exquisitely handcrafted marionettes, Carranza Puppets goes to elementary schools and performs school assembly programs. These programs include original music orchestrated especially for each year's production. The programs are also available for libraries, corporations and civic organizations.

Contact Carranza Puppets at 281-890-5210 for more information about bringing this quality presentation to your school or library.

Thank you for the magnificent marionette performance of "Beauty and the Beast". We appreciate your passion to keep the art of marionette performances alive as well as the tradition of storytelling classic tales. Your sets and puppets are visually stunning. Thank you again for the difference you make in children's lives. We look forward to having you back for a future performance.

Jenny Mullins, Library Media Specialist
Bauerschlag Elementary

For Parents

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My 6-yo son and 5-yo daughter do a lot of inspired playing. After seeing Pinocchio at The Centrum today, they were inspired to have daddy help them make a marionette out of their floppy stuffed animal Scooby Doo! So cute! Wanted to share that picture with you guys!

Libraries & Day Cares

A variety of puppet shows
performed in the Greater
Houston area for libraries
and day care schools.
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