Our Core Values

Tears of Joy believes in the beauty, power and vitality of puppetry as a performing art form with unique theatrical capabilities for audiences of all ages.

Tears of Joy respects children and provides them with opportunities to appreciate, participate and make life changes through the arts.

Tears of Joy values the artist as a professional.

Tears of Joy believes in inspiring creativity and understanding through our presentations by representing diverse cultures from around the world.

Tears of Joy believes in bringing live theatre experiences to individuals and communities with limited access to live performance and arts education.

Tears of Joy believes in creating community through our work with artists, students, and audiences.


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