In the Heart of the Beast

Puppet and Mask Theatre

Upcoming Events

Become a Heartbeats Donor

Join Heartheats, our monthly sustaining donor program! Becoming a Heartbeats Donor gives us a solid, predictable financial base throughout the entire year! You can choose any tax-deductible amount of $5 or more to contribute monthly and we will send you one statement in January highlighting your year of giving.

What is your vision for the Avalon Theatre?

In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre (HOBT) hopes to make significant renovations to our home in the Avalon Theater in the coming years. But first, we want to engage our neighbors in a discussion about how the Avalon can best meet the needs of the people we serve.

Build lanterns for "Won't You Be My Neighbor?"

Join us for one of our free lantern-making workshops for Won’t You Be My Neighbor? These workshops are funded by Awesome Foundation, and will take place in the weeks leading up to the performance. They are all free open to the public.

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The Story of Crow Boy July 13 - 15

The Story of Crow Boy explores the intriguing life story of Taro Yashima who wrestled with human brutality, racial discrimination, and the ravages of WWII to build work of social conscience, compassionate insight, poetic visual form, and ultimately of joy. photo: Bruce Silcox.

Meet Our Associate Artists: we are fortunate to work with a circle of radiant Associate Artists who both inspire and carry out the many programs and projects of our theatre. Learn More...