Monkey Mind Pirates
Sample Press Release
The world's only puppet, rock, yoga adventure for families in search of calm.
“Z Puppets knows how to combine puppets, music and yoga into a swashbuckling good time.” – Fox News
Tap into the power of puppets, rock and yoga through Monkey Mind Pirates, a fun-filled, family-friendly musical mixing playfulness with mindfulness-- and pirates!
Sail along with this epic tale of a sea captain as he discovers the secrets to navigating the stormy seas of stress. When Captain Fitz sets out for the Legendary Waters of Calm, the unruly Monkey Mind Pirates hijack his ship with anxiety, depression and distraction. The chaos turns his ship upside down and drives the Captain overboard where he meets the Wise Sea Monkey. Find out how the Captain learns to turn his “arrghs” into ‘Oms,” regain peace and tame the Monkey Mind Pirates.
Turn your family’s “Arghs” into “Oms” with the award-winning, catchy, original songs and lovable puppets of the Monkey Mind Pirates.
Recommended for ages 2 and up.
“1/2 Monty Python + 1/2 Sesame Street”
About Z Puppets Rosenschnoz
Z Puppets Rosenschnoz delights children and their adults with feats of imagination, mixing hand-crafted puppetry, zany comedy with live music.
Z Puppets artists Shari Aronson & Chris Griffith have earned many awards, including support from the Jim Henson Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, Puppeteers of America and the Minnesota State Arts Board. The Monkey Mind Pirates CD is winner of an award of excellence from Creative Child magazine and featured as a top pick by Creative Play Retailer.
Based in Minneapolis, Z Puppets tour their family-friendly comedies across the country. Appearances have included the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, the National Puppetry Festival, the Walker Art Center and Boston’s Puppet Showplace Theatre.
Z artists have an extensive background teaching classes, workshops and residencies for students of all ages. Creative Directors Aronson and Griffith have served as arts education specialists for the Perpich Center for Arts Education, Children's Theatre Company and the Educational Theater Association.
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