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(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)December 19, 2007

(Mahwah) – The Cashore Marionettes will present a family performance depicting humorous and poignant scenes from everyday life through touching character portrayals at Ramapo College of New Jersey Sunday, January 27 at 3 p.m. in the Sharp Theater.

From horse to elephant, homeless man to violinist, the group’s artistry, grace and refinement of movement redefine the art of puppetry.  Award winning visual artist and puppeteer Joseph Cashore studied portrait and figure painting at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts.  Among his grants and awards are a Pew Fellowship for Performance Art, a Henson Foundation Grant to promote puppetry to adult audiences and a Citation of Excellence awarded by UNIMA, the oldest international theater organization in the world.  Cashore has been designing and performing his remarkable marionettes for over 30 years.

Tickets are $20, $18 and $15 for adults and $12 for children under 17.  Senior citizens will receive a five percent discount off regular prices.  For more information call 201.684.7844.

This program is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice, has been named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others. Ramapo College is also distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by CollegesofDistinction.com, boasts the best campus housing in New Jersey on Niche.com, and is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools.

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a post-master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice.

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