From Ruthven to Passchendaele
Studio Babette Puppet Theatre
based in Dundas,
Ontario, Canada
Where Are You Cinderella?
Young Sophia: the Dundurn Castle Diary Pulcinella, il Cameriere Carlos & His 5 Reasons Little Fairy Tales for Little People Little Fairy Tales for Little People
Best wishes for a
Merry Christmas
from all of us at
Studio Babette Puppet Theatre!

In commemeration of
November 11 REMEMBRANCE DAY 2019
please enjoy this full length video of our WWI play with puppets,
which debuted in 2012 in the Coach House at
Ruthven Park National Historic Site

From Ruthven to Passchendaele

FULL LENGTH - From Ruthven to Passchendaele

- length 57:25

Lil Red Riding Hood
by Frankie & Jimmy
We made our first music video! After teasing images of this project for over a year, we finally can announce that the video of Lil Red Riding Hood, by Frankie & Jimmy, was released through Exclaim! Magazine.

Frankie & Jimmy enlisted us to build puppets and manipulate them for their latest video in support of their new album Blues on the Brain. Ian Steinberg handled the camera work, Jimmy Fitzgerald wrote the script and directed, Frankie Adamczyk constructed the set and handled all of the set up, aided by Rick Adamczyk.
Helena, who hosted the shoot in her home, manipulated the puppets along with Kerry and Marie. A few of our other puppets also made cameos in the video.
Lil Red Riding Hood
Jimmy & Frankie

Frankie & Jimmy
The Big Bad Wolf disguised as Granny
serving Lil Red Riding Hood at the bar
(Pinocchio's had one too many)
Frankie & Jimmy website

Our latest newsletter Babette's Puppet Patter
Link to article about Studio Babette by Margaret Shkimba, Hamilton Spectator, Oct. 30, 2018
Link to review of From Ruthven to Passchendaele by Christopher Doile, Stage Door, Oct. 19, 2017
Link to cover story by Sara Cymbalisty, VIEW Magazine, Oct. 27, 2016
Link to our hour long interview with Bernadette Ryan, Art Waves, Mohawk Radio THE HAWK, Feb. 2, 2014
Link to review of From Ruthven to Passchendaele by Tom Mackan, VIEW Magazine, Nov. 7, 2013
Check out the calendar for full details of our upcoming schedule.
Thank you to Jeff Tessier for including Studio Babette in his portfolio of Hamilton artists in their work spaces.
Here's a link to our photo, taken backstage when we performed Where Are You Cinderella? for the 2015 Hamilton Fringe Festival at the Theatre Aquarius Studio. Many thanks also to HA&L for showcasing the portfolio.
Studio Babette has amassed a rather large collection of puppets over the years. Many of them were made by us for shows; others are puppets, some historic, which were picked up in our travels. This collection is available for display. Here is a sample of them, with more added all the time.
  • Babette
  • pinocchio
  • Hurvinek_Spejbl
  • girl
  • Country_Witch
  • White_Haired_Witch.jpg
  • maiden
  • Dancing_Girl
  • Balinese_Dancing_Man
  • Balinese_Woman
  • Mexican_Marionettes
  • Hansel_Gretal
  • clown
  • FemaleWarrior
  • Peter_Grandfather
  • Indian_Maiden
  • Old_Woman_HandPuppet
  • Gray_Haired_Witch
  • girl_boy_HandPuppets
  • Girl_Cat_HandPuppets
  • Cat_Punch
  • Hansel_Gretal_HandPuppets
  • Cop_Devil_King_HandPuppets
  • Italian_HandPuppets
  • Miniature_Family
  • Ogre1
  • Ogre2
  • Cerestes
  • BillyGreen
  • YoungWalter_YoungPeggy
  • Joseph_YoungDrew
  • Mike_Drew
  • Lydia_NursePeggy
  • Ruth_Colonel_Walter
  • Violet_Peggy
  • Ruthven_Sick_Drew