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I create and perform puppets for Live Theater, Film, TV and more!

Don't Let The Pigeon Drive The Bus! The

Don't Let The Pigeon Drive The Bus! The

The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Mo Willems collaboration. Puppets at the KC, a national tour, and HBOMax. I designed and built the Pigeon, Duckling, puppet Bus, and Puppy. More credits for production and photo in the link below.

Helix of Fire: Phoenix Finale

Helix of Fire: Phoenix Finale

XPT at the Center for Puppetry Arts. Dome puppet stage provides the body of the phoenix. Ethereal journey following a glowing orb through mystical beasts and magical elements. Puppeteers: Carole D'Agostino, Hamilton Young, Gregg Van Laningham Photo by Stephanie Richardson

Dancing Granny: Alliance Theatre

Dancing Granny: Alliance Theatre

Designed non-traditional puppet vegetables used by dancers to illustrate Ashley Bryan's poetry from The Dancing Granny. Corn, beets and beans- all with percussive elements. Director: Leora Morris Photo: Alliance Theatre

Imagine Dragons "Radioactive" 2012

Imagine Dragons "Radioactive" 2012

Green screen puppeteer for music video (with Michael Bush and Michael Schupbach.) Multiple puppet roles- primarily right hand for purple ape and pink bear.

John Tartaglia's ImaginOcean 2010

John Tartaglia's ImaginOcean 2010

Original Off-Broadway Cast. I originated the role of Baby Jellyfish at New World Stages in NYC.

Beaver and HulaHoop Act!

Beaver and HulaHoop Act!

I hula hoop and tell hilarious original jokes with my beaver puppet while in 4" heels and a sparkley outfit! Great vaudeville style comedy for any crowd

Paul Bunny: Center for Puppetry Arts

Paul Bunny: Center for Puppetry Arts

Paul Bunny appears in Tall Tales, usually played by Reay Kaplan. I refurbed this classic CPA character for his 2015 appearance

The Weekly Daily News Web Series

The Weekly Daily News Web Series

I performed "Leslie Smokinhot" the sassy news reporter. We interviewed random New Yorkers live in Times Square on various controversial topics for comedic effect. Puppet design Rick Lyon

The Hoarding Show

The Hoarding Show

Scene from Act 2 of The Hoarding Show. Table top miniatures. The character is being evicted and needs to make a decision- keep her treasures or her home. Funny moments balanced with thoughtful drama- audience leaves excited and talking about their own experiences. Photo by Richard Termine

Peacock Marionette

Peacock Marionette

Cabaret Style Marionette dances and flirts with the audience in this crowd favorite. Short and sweet, this number wows every time! Special thanks to Phillip Huber

Labyrinth Throne replica

Labyrinth Throne replica

At the Center for Puppetry Arts celebrating the work of Jim Henson. Built by Ryan Sbaratta, I did the fabric work- draping and paint details.

Wrangling on SeeMore's Playhouse

Wrangling on SeeMore's Playhouse

Puppet Wrangling is like wardrobe and make up for puppets. The wrangler has moments to prepare puppets for complex scenes featuring props, special rigs, costume changes and more.

Baby Sloth rod puppet

Baby Sloth rod puppet

At the Center for Puppetry Arts, directed by Jon Ludwig, Rainforest Adventures tells a story of 40 animals in the Amazon including two adorable sloths.

Helix of Fire: Workshop Phoenix

Helix of Fire: Workshop Phoenix

Finale puppet from Helix of Fire in workshop phase. This puppet slam sized version of a larger show was featured at the LEAF festival in 2016. Sarah Frechette and Liz Joyce performing with me. Photo by Paige Sandbank.

Play the Play With Cat the Cat Bunny

Play the Play With Cat the Cat Bunny

Play The Play with Cat the Cat at The Alliance: Theater for the Very Young. Built durable hand puppets for an adaptation of Mo Willems's stories. Director: Scott Warren Photo: Alliance Theatre

Toucan hand puppet

Toucan hand puppet

At the Center for Puppetry Arts, directed by Jon Ludwig, Rainforest Adventures tells a story of 40 animals in the Amazon including this Toucan who battles a monkey for a delicious berry. Designed by Jason Hines

Doormouse makeover

Doormouse makeover

At the Center for Puppetry Arts. I recreated a classic character from Alice in Wonderland: the Doormouse. The puppet in tan was made in the 1980's and while still full of character, is better suited for stage. The mouse in blue can be used on TV or in live appearances and is a new favorite at events.

The Daily.com

The Daily.com

I performed and maintained puppets for this weekly news parody puppet show. Puppet design Rick Lyon.

Chickens and Rooster rod puppets

Chickens and Rooster rod puppets

At Center for Puppetry Arts, designed by Jason Hines. My team and I built these chickens for Old MacDonald's Farm

Rat from Ghastly Dreadfuls

Rat from Ghastly Dreadfuls

At the Center for Puppetry Arts' famous Halloween show, The Ghastly Dreadfuls delights and horrifies adult audiences. This mischievous rat steals the treasure and the hearts of everyone.

Lady Von Tramp marionette

Lady Von Tramp marionette

Cabaret style marionette inspired by Margo & Jim Rose's puppetry.

Lady Von Tramp marionette

Lady Von Tramp marionette

Closer look at the cabaret style marionette. Made of wood, foam, paper mache, velvet from Margo Rose's stock, assorted trims and Swarovski crystals

Old MacDonald's Farm Costumes

Old MacDonald's Farm Costumes

2016 theater for the very young at the Center for Puppetry Arts. I designed the costumes and worked on many of the puppets. Directed and written by Amy Sweeney.

Pirate for tourism video

Pirate for tourism video

Designed by Jason Hines at the Center for Puppetry Arts. A finger puppet made entirely of paper!

Bunny hand puppet

Bunny hand puppet

This bunny has many personalities at the Center for Puppetry Arts! I designed him to be a flexible character who, with any new outfit, can be whatever we need for appearances, television interviews or live events

Frank The Horse

Frank The Horse

I puppeteered and performed as myself in this wacky web series

The Hoarding Show

The Hoarding Show

Act 1 tells the story of the mysterious Collyer Brothers who hoarded themselves to death in a NYC mansion. This image is a neighbor calling to report her suspicions. Funny moments balanced with thoughtful drama- audience leaves excited and talking about their own experiences. photo by Richard Termine

She Blinded Me With Science

She Blinded Me With Science

Shadow puppet slam piece to the song of that title. Sexy scientist lured lab rat to be her captive pet. Multiple characters, one light source. Great for all audiences.

Shape Shifter puppet

Shape Shifter puppet

Bil Baird & Hobey Ford inspired table top puppet painted for blacklight. I am wearing a special puppeteer hood of my own design that is breathable and available for purchase!

Servant of Two Masters

Servant of Two Masters

Connecticut Repertory Theatre's 1995 Commedia del'arte ensemble production. Costume by Joyce Fritz. Mask by David Regan. I played Jazzibel, the hip sound chick with great timing.

Bunny Slippers

Bunny Slippers

Tiny slippers for a stop-motion character on "Glenn Martin DDS," a TV show on TBS. The bunny ears can move. Puppet has posable armature and clothes backed with foil to be manipulated frame-by-frame.

Zen Parable

Zen Parable

Large shadow puppet show about a tiger who chases a man off a cliff- but then the man savors a strawberry. Multiple performers, multiple light sources, 6' tall split scrolling shadow screens

Puppy for SeeMore's Playhouse

Puppy for SeeMore's Playhouse

Green screen hand and rod character

Peacock Marionette

Peacock Marionette

Cabaret Style Marionette dances and flirts with the audience in this crowd favorite. Short and sweet, this number wows every time! Special thanks to Phillip Huber

Mascot paws and feet

Mascot paws and feet

Hands and feet for 8' polar bear. His image is copywritten but he appears in museums in Atlanta and Las Vegas.

Tiny Bowler Hat

Tiny Bowler Hat

For Macy's Holiday window display- I made several tiny hats for elves that were on display in the NYC Macy's window 2008

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Lady Von Tramp marionette

Cabaret style marionette inspired by Margo & Jim Rose's puppetry.