Maine
Profile Type: Artist
NEFA Grant Recipient
Artist
FROGTOWN MOUNTAIN PUPPETEERS

Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers is a puppetry troupe based in Bar Harbor, Maine, and comprised of three siblings - brothers Erik and Brian Torbeck and sister Robin (Torbeck) Erlandsen. Founded in 2000, Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers has performed at festivals, schools, libraries and theatres in the United States and Canada. They write and create all the shows they perform and have received three Citations of Excellence from UNIMA-USA, the highest national award in puppetry.

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I Have Worked With

  • December 2021

    We regularly perform at The Grand in Ellsworth, Maine.

  • October 2021

    We have performed regularly at the Center for Puppetry Arts in Atlanta Georgia since 2006.

  • August 2021

    We have performed several times at the wonderful Schoodic Arts for All Summer Festival in Winter Harbor, Maine.  

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Contact Information

First Name: 
Robin
Job Title/Position: 
puppeteer
Mailing Address: 
PO BOX 765
BAR HARBOR, ME 04609
Physical Address: 
PO BOX 765
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Last Name: 
Torbeck
Phone: 
207-288-0169

About

Profile Type: 
Artist
Primary Discipline: 
Theater - Puppet
Year Founded: 
2000
Populations Served: 
Families
General Public
School Groups
Institution/Business Type: 
Performing Groups
Activities and Services: 
Performance / Concert / Reading
Events Per Year: 
100
Seasons Active: 
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
Geographic Reach: 
International

Affiliations and Accomplishments

Professional Associations: 
Puppeteers of America
Union Internationale de la Marionette
Awards: 
Citations of Excellence by the Union Internationale de la Marionette-USA
Maine Arts Commission Performing Arts Fellowship
I am a NEFA Grant Recipient

I am a Touring Artist

I am NEST eligible
Technical Requirements: 
We provide our own microphones and sound equipment - we just need electrical outlet access. We do not bring our own lighting - basic overhead lighting generally works fine. (Stage lighting and/or a portable lighting board can be used if available).
Fee Range Minimum: 
$600
Fee Range Maximum: 
$1,600
State of Residence: 
Maine
Minimum Number of Performers: 
3
Maximum Number of Performers: 
3