“They were great at explaining and demonstrating the techniques used in the carving processes. Each one of us was able to finish cutting out the intricately designed puppets and to have all the moving parts attached.”
—Katherine Wales, Lecturer in Art, Sculpture, Boston University
“The performers were very approachable and happy to share the nuances of the craft, the ritual aspects, and the layers of meaning behind the story, the music and the puppetry tradition of Bali -– a rare opportunity not to be missed.”
—Damon Young, Lead Teaching Artist at the Center for Puppetry Arts, Atlanta
“The performance I saw entranced an audience of children, college students, and senior citizens. The virtuoso performers distilled the essence of the art form into a presentation that was accessible, entertaining and illuminating.”
—Ron Jenkins, author of "Saraswati in Bali: A Temple, A Museum and A Mask"