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"No theatre artist in New York is showing more poetic force or technical skill than the puppeteer Basil Twist." -New Yorker

Since coming to New York over 20 years ago, Basil Twist has garnered an international reputation as an audacious designer, director and performer. He creates iconic, visionary puppetry worlds with a remarkable range of style and scope appearing in intimate nightclubs to large orchestra halls.

He is a sought after collaborator for theater, dance, opera and film. His utterly unique approaches have been recognized with multiple awards and fellowships; critical acclaim and have furthered contemporary artistry and the technical craft of puppetry.

SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE RETURNS TO NYC ON MARCH 29th. CREATED BY BASIL TWIST FEATURING CHRISTOPHER O'RILEY
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SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE SETS NYC REPRISE

"True Magic ...... as if you had been listening with your eyes." Ben Brantley, The New York Times

A late 20th century wonder, ingenious.. An uncanny experience that generates passion, daring and pure pleasure.” Margo Jefferson, The New York Times

“An extraordinary visualization of a musical masterpiece.”
Charles Michener, The New York Observer

“A new art form.”
Michael Feingold, the Village Voice

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Twist conjures a spontaneous faerie flash mob for The La Jolla Playhouse 2017 WOW Festival on October 21 & 22. Marionettes takes center stage at the Children's Museum and the acclaimed UC San Diego percussion ensemble group RED FISH BLUE FISH collaborate in this whimsical, immersive piece. More info at FAETOPIA and read what the San Diego Tribune is saying about the whole festival here.


Once a year Twist's beloved Arachnid appears as a Treat for the Parade. More


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