EDUCATION

2019     Apprentice, Bread and Puppet Theatre, Glover, VT
2016     Advanced Marionette Carving and Manipulation, London School of Puppetry
2016     BA, International Relations, Pomona College, Claremont, CA

AWARDS / GRANTS /Residencies

2020   Artist in Residence, Object Movement Digital Puppetry Lab, The Center at West Park, NY, NY
2020   Wassaic Project Summer Resident (Postponed due to Covid-19)
2016    Thomas J Watson Fellow: a year of purposeful self-guided reasearch and travel re participatory theatre and puppets.
2015    The Oldenborg International Research Travel Grant

PROJECTS / PERFORMANCES

2020    In the Time of the Blue Ball (Original Piece), Obect Movement Digital Puppetry Festival, Online. Based on the Book by Manuela Draeger

2020  Titon l’Aure, Tandem Otter Productions
                Puppet builder for Basil Twist’s production at Paris’s Opera Comique
               
2020    Grand Marshal Float, The Wassaic Project Haunted Parade (Wassaic, NY)
               Built and performed an interactive car-mounted float for inaugural community event

2020   The Misfit Puppet Troupe: Live from the Stoop! Co-creation with Liz Oakley and Michaela Farrell
             Weekly livestreamed musical puppet variety show.  Dreamers Welcome Television

2020    Is anybody out there?  A project that communicated with our neighbors via fire escape signs to collaboratively plan a puppet show.
              People Mover’s Digital Series: 19 Acts of COVID-19 Bravery (Online)
              Co-creation with Liz Oakley. 
 
2020    Greetings from Here.  Co-creation and performance of a site-specific stovetop miniature play with Liz Oakley. 
              The Inanimate Intimists at Great Small Works’ Virtual International Toy Theatre Festival (Online)

2020   Yet, Set, Snow!  Puppeteer, Marionette and Rod Puppetry. Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre  (New York, NY)

2020   What is the Role of Chair Person?  Co-creation, sound design and performance with Liz Oakley.
             Performed: Puppet Sketchbook at the Painted Cloud (New York, NY), The Center for Compassionate Creativity
             (Providence, RI)

2020  The Miracle. Prop and puppet builder.  Pioneer Works (BK, NY)
            Dir. Jaimie Warren

2019    In the Time of the Blue Ball (Original Piece), Dixon Place Puppet Blok (curated by Rowan Magee) (New York, NY)
             With Lila Reyes and Bear Strayer

2019    Whoop Dee Doo, Windmuller Park, Puppeteer (New York, NY)
             Director: Jaime Warren

2019    Puss in Boots,  Puppeteer, Marionette and Rod Puppetry,  Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (New York, NY)

2019    In the Time of the Blue Ball (Original Piece), La Mama Puppet Slam (New York, NY)
             With Lila and Al Feregrino

2019    Coffee Break (Original Piece), Side Shows by the Sea Shore (New York, NY)
             With Lila

2019    Dogugaeshi, World Puppet Theatre Festival, Charleville-Mézières, France
             Director: Basil Twist
             Puppetry Assistant

2019    Coffee Break (Original Piece), Arts on Site (New York, NY)
             With Lila

2019    The Historical Range of Ursus Americanus, The Lenfest Center for the Arts, (New York, NY)
              Director: Daniel Craig Adams
              Puppeteer/Puppetmaker
               
2019    Cofee Break (Original Piece), The Tank (New York, NY)
             With Lila 

2018    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: The New Musical (1st National Tour)
             Director: Basil Twist, Associate: Brandon Hardy
             Puppetry Assistant

2018    Punch Agathe, Snuff Puppets (Bochum/Moers, Germany)
             Puppetmaker/Puppeteer 

2017    Human Body Parts, Snuff Puppets (London, UK)
             Puppeteer

2017    Horseplay Everyday, Oden Teatret (Holstebro, Denmark)
            Directors: Deborah Hunt and Donald Kitt 
            Puppetmaker/Puppeteer

2016    La Main/Die Hand, Snuff Puppets (Wuppertal/Berlin, Germany)
             Puppetmaker/Puppeteer

2016    Turning Towers, Milkcrate Theatre (Sydney, Australia)
             Co-Joker of a forum piece directly addressing the demolition and reconstruction of the Waterloo Estate        

2016    Chains Hold Me No More, Tandem Theatre (Manchester, UK)
             Facilitator/Performer

CLASSES / WORKSHOPS

2017    Stephan Mottram the Logic of Motion

2017    Little Angel Theatre Advanced Manipulation

2017   Cabuia Compania Teatral Lavarial Masks