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Join a conversation with visionary director Julie Taymorand the first three recipients of the Julie Taymor World Theater Fellowship. In Japan, Zach Dorn experienced Karakuri's robotic puppet shows driven by waterwheels in a traditional form over three centuries old. Hector Flores Komatsu sought out the theatrical magic of Mexico's rural and indigenous communities. Jesca Prudencio explored the "outsider" in Thai folk puppetry, Japan's Noh drama, and Philippines parades and festival. For this special Library program, they will talk with Julie Taymor and show video clips of their exploits as emerging directors in Japan, Mexico, Thailand, and the Philippines .

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