Behind the Shadow Screen with David Hyde Costello
October 26, 2023 at 7 – 8 pm
Watch the family-friendly shadow puppet re-interpretation of Washington Irving’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, then hear from the creator about the music, mechanisms, and methods that went in to creating this film entirely with mechanical puppetry.
WHO YOU’LL MEET
DAVID HYDE COSTELLO
David Hyde Costello is a picture book author/illustrator and puppet designer. His first encounter with live performance of traditional shadow puppetry was on a college semester abroad program in Bali, Indonesia. With a background in theater as well as visual arts, David has painted scenery for plays and major motion pictures. He now creates films and videos with puppets in his studio in Amherst, MA.