Puppet shows in Los Angeles that come to you! Moodoo Puppets brings a unique and extraordinary puppet show to your birthday party, festival or event. Live puppet shows - Los Angeles, San Gabriel Valley, San Fernando Valley, and Westside.


To schedule a puppet show in the Los Angeles area, call Michael at 626.796.8962

 

Moodoo Puppets is going on hiatus!
Hey everyone! We love doing puppet shows and entertaining Los Angeles. These past 10+ years have been a blast! However, we're taking a break now. Unfortunately, we're not scheduling any new shows, so I can have more time for family & my latest projects. Thanks and I'll post here when things change!

-Michael & the Moodoo Puppets

 


Los Angeles Puppet Shows

"Best Party Entertainers" - L.A. Parent's Best of 2009
"Best Birthday Party Entertainment" - L.A. Parent's Best of 2008

CLASSROOM PUPPET PARTY at your child's school! learn more
Your child becomes the hero of the puppet show! Learn more...
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Puppet shows for schools - Perfect for assemblies, preschool / elementary / middle school

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People are talking about Moodoo Puppets:

"Best Party Entertainers! After the show, my kids said, "This is the best birthday party ever!" Kids and parents will be entertained. Expect lots of smiles and laughter."

- L.A. Parent's Best of 2009

"Best birthday party entertainment! Unique, original hand-made puppet characters from outer space and shows that capture the audience from start to finish. Very fun and interactive. Highly recommended."

-L.A. Parent's Best of 2008
 
"Martina’s Undersea Adventure was a big hit at my daughter’s first birthday party. Kids aged 1-9 were completely entertained. The children were engaged the entire show and loved it as evidenced by their laughter and spontaneous interaction with the puppets during and after the show. I highly recommend Moodoo Puppets for any party. An added bonus- Moodoo Puppets was so easy to deal with. The company is professional, courteous and incredibly efficient. They returned all my calls and corresponded with me by email in a timely fashion. . . and arrived and set up right on time! I hope to make their appearance an annual event in our home."

-Marie, Redondo Beach

"Thanks again to the guys for a wonderful puppet show! The kids were absolutely captivated. [Our daughter] India still talks about it."

-Chelsea, Los Angeles

"Thanks again for the puppet show. It was great—the kids loved it! So did the parents. Our staff members thought it was terrific too, and liked your show even better than the entertainment we got last year! Many thanks! Also a big thanks for the photo opps. after the show -- The children will love their pictures with the puppets!"

-Tonya, Resource Coordinator
Van Nuys, CA

 

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"Best puppet show I have ever seen!" -Joseph, 3rd Grader

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FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

How long is the puppet show? 30 minutes.

Can the show go longer? Yes. Sometimes up to 45 minutes.

How much space do you need? We need a flat area that measures about 10' by 6'.

What is the set-up time? 10-15 minutes.

Do you do outdoor puppet shows? Yes. During hot Summer days, we need a shaded performance / audience area.

How silly are your shows? Very, very silly.

What is the recommended age range? All ages. Lots of fun for parents, too!

Can my child interact with the puppets?

Yes. Everyone will cheer as your child becomes the "Hero" who saves the day!

Are there morals in your stories?

Yes. As educators and parents, we encourage strong values such as honesty, sharing, and friendship.

Where have you performed?

Kidspace Children's Museum, Barnhart School, Willard Children Center, Playfactory Pre-school, Park La Brea Children's Festival of the Arts, Hermosa Beach Community Center Puppet Theatre, Westside Pavilion Mall, Stonewood Center Mall, Montebello Town Center Mall, Los Cerritos Center Mall, and many more!

What shows are available for parties?

"Sleeping Beauty in Outer Space"

"The Mystery of the Pirate's Tattoo"

"Martina's Undersea Adventure"

Holiday show: "Martina and the Christmas Comet"

What are people saying about Moodoo Puppets?

"It was the perfect beginning to our family holiday party. Many thanks Michael!"

- Betty Salas, Pasadena Day Nursery

"I have been to other live puppet shows, but this one was even better."

-Joshua, 3rd grader at Barnhart School

What happens after the show? After the show it's time to "meet the puppets". This is a special opportunity for kids to interact with their favorite Moodoo Puppets characters.


Created in 2001, Moodoo Puppets provides interactive puppet shows for children and adults throughout Los Angeles. Our goal is to promote peace, diversity and imagination through extraordinary and unique performances that touch the heart. Moodoo Puppets continues to stretch its reach, touching tens of thousands through live shows at festivals, parades and theatres; puppetry and puppet-making workshops at cultural centers and schools; and mass media, including the internet and television.

Some history about Moodoo Puppets:
Michael Moodoo was signed to host "Scooby Doo & Puppets Too", a video featurette on a new Scooby Doo DVD release from Warner Bros. Our puppet shows in Los Angeles have been supported by a Grant from the Puffin Foundation. Barnhart School hosted the premiere performance of "The Mystery of the Pirate's Tattoo". Our holiday show, "Martina and the Christmas Comet" premiered at the Los Angeles Parks and Recreation Center, Lemon Grove Facility. We have performed at over 10 Los Angeles malls. Moodoo Puppets performed puppetry for the MTV music video "My Doorbell" by The White Stripes, filmed at Hollywood's Magic Castle. We performed at the Pasadena Food Bowl, the City of Los Angeles' "Big Sunday" event, the City of Claremont's Halloween Celebration, the City of Monterey Park's Kids Day Event and Pershing Square's Winter Holiday Festival series. We are continually expanding our reach and developing exciting new puppet shows for audiences.

"Thanks to my family and to all Moodoo Puppets supporters and fans for helping us bring joyful, imaginative and original puppetry to Los Angeles!"

- Michael Dowell, Moodoo Puppets creator

 

Puppetry for Film/TV, music videos and commmercials:

If you are a Film/TV production company or Ad Agency and need professional puppeteering or a custom puppet build for your project, please email moodooguru@yahoo.com or call 626.796.8962


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