Ebony Sonshine Puppet (ESP) is providing puppetry-based educational theatre for children and youth in a wide variety of venues, to include schools (public & private), civic groups, churches, communities centers, libraries, nursing homes and elsewhere. Program topics include General Health & Safety, Tobacco & Drug Education, Nutrition & Fitness, Disease Prevention & Control, Conflict Resolution, Violence Prevention, Black History & Holiday Programs and Puppetry School. Our services has been active throughout the Washington Metropolitan Area for more than fifteen (15) years.
In July 2001, ESI received their very first (1st) international invite to the island nation of Bermuda where ESI puppets performed before the nation’s Prime Minister - Now years later, after leading thousands (children, youth and adults) to the Lord, ESI has grown to become one of the nation’s capital premier ministry who minister to children and youth.
ESI is the recipient of the 9th Annual Harlem Renaissance Festival 2008 L.O.V.E. Award Winner for “Outreach in the Arts” was Ebony Sonshine. More information given under Awards.
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2011 Song Competition Silver Award
from One Way Street’s Puppet Festival
During One Way Street’s Washington DC Area Puppet Ministry Festival held at The Tabernacle Church, Laurel, MD -- April 1-2, 2011 were two days of learning and fun for our Youth Puppeteers. We not only participated in the workshops but took part in our first competitions. First was the Team Song on Friday night and the second was for a single team member to compete in the Individual Lip Synch Challenge on Saturday morning.
What happened next is history for ESP, the Puppet Team performed to the song “Bible Break” (by Stephen Wiley) and walked away with the Silver Award (2nd place honors) from among 11 teams. WOW!! Meanwhile the individual whom the team selected to participate in the Synch Challenge came in 3rd place out of 16 individuals. What a week-end - Join us as we tip our Hats off to the (2011 Spring) Ebony Sonshine Puppet Team - - Congratulations!!!!