Children’s theater with a purpose:
The Puppet PALS puppet team consists of 9th through 12th grade students. This elective class is part of the Salem Fine Arts program. The performing group has existed for 27 years. The name “Puppet PALS” stands for Puppets Performing About the Loving Savior.
The team produces a variety of programs, which resemble a Broadway show done with puppets. They include special effects, lively music, and clever dialogue. Their programs may also include ventriloquism, juggling, sign language, stick drama, and gospel illusions. All programs are appropriate for the entire family. The team regularly ministers in churches, Christian schools, nursing homes, and clubs for children and youth.
The Puppet PALS have performed at regional and international puppetry festivals. They have also taken ministry trips throughout Pennsylvania, Illinois, Michigan, and throughout the eastern seaboard from Vermont to Florida.