July 11 – July 29


The 2016-2017 Story Explorers series has ended. We'll be back with more family fun this winter - check back for the latest updates!

From the page to the stage, introduce your children to the power of reading and live theater!

Before seeing Family Festivities musical presentations live on the Playhouse stage, join us for interactive book readings & activites for each of the stories.

Story Explorers will include fun activities surrounding the book’s theme. Programs will be approximately one hour. Location: Westport Library Children's Department- 20 Jesup Rd, Westport, CT 06880

Presented in partnership with The Westport Library 
and The Westport Young Woman's League

After reading the books with us be sure to see Family Festivities performances live on the Playhouse stage for the full Family Festivities experience! 

Story Explorers is led by
Adelka Polak - Teaching Artist, Sova Theatre

Adelka Polak is the Artistic Director and founder of Sova Theatre in 2013. She has worked for 15 years as a dancer, puppeteer, mask-performer and movement director with various companies, including Masque Theatre whose work traveled to Denmark, Taiwan, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, and Turkey. Recently, at LaMama E.T.C. she performed puppets from the Henson Workshop in "Crane: On Earth, In Sky" led by Heather Henson & Ty Defoe. Collaborators also include Michael Pestel, Justin Perlman, the Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theater and Squonk Opera. Sova Theatre brings nature to the classroom through innovative puppetry programming from Sandy Hook to Hartford, while also working on arts integration for outdoor education like Two Coyotes Wilderness School where she developed "Wild Theater,” which offers young artists the tools to create original work in the woods every summer. www.AdelkaPolak.com


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