Campus & Community
From South Korea to Syracuse, the sensational BRUSH Theater delighted young audiences with the incredible show “Doodle POP,” which hits the Syracuse stage for four performances on May 4 (10 a.m. and 5 p.m.) and May 5 (9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.). Tickets can be purchased at www.syracusestage.org or by calling the box office at 315.443.3275.
Suitable for ages 3 and up, “Doodle POP” is a touching and playful non-verbal performance that uses live-performed music and sound effects, as well as stunning interactive screen projections and live chalkboard drawings. white to create an imaginative world.
Two endearing characters named Woogie and Boogie begin to doodle and present a little turtle that must find its way back to the sea. Thus begins an interactive adventure that will awaken the imagination of young audiences.
Stage’s Director of Community Engagement and Education, Joann Yarrow, and Associate Director of Education, Kate Laissle, saw “Doodle POP” as part of the International Youth Performing Arts Festival in Philadelphia and immediately wanted to bring him to Syracuse. “Doodle Pop is so much fun for everyone,” says Yarrow.
Based in Seoul, South Korea, BRUSH Theater performs around the world and has won awards at international festivals such as the Edinburgh Fringe. The company is dedicated to creating quality theater for young audiences to inspire children to enrich their daily lives with art. This is the company’s first appearance in downtown New York.
“We wanted to expand our family programming, and this fun show kicks off what we hope will be more unique programming for kids and for kids at heart,” says Hupp.