Moon and Me is back!

We’re back at it!

The Toy House is lit up once again! There are so many new stories to tell and we can only do it with the help of all of our friends!

I’m excited for all the games and all the challenges this season will bring!

Back to Mettawee

Mettawee is back upstate! We’re eating ice cream, doing scratch offs, taking dips in the Battenkill River, and making a play!

This year’s production is of an older Mettawee production “The Ringdoves” with an updated script. We’ll spend several weeks workshopping the production with the aim of doing a tour next summer. It’s always a treat to be making and eating and basking in the country life with this company!

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Laser Beak Man gets 4 Helpmann Nominations!

I’m so excited to share that Laser Beak Man was nomintated for 4 Helpmann awards in Australia—Best New Australian Work, Best Play, Best Scenic Design and Best Original Score.! This is such a talented team and the nominations could not be more deserved! Very proud of all!

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Goodbye for now Pepi Nana

We’ve come to the end of filming (for now) of “Moon and Me”

I’ve learned so much and had such a good time playing in this kind world. I can’t wait until we get back in the doll house again in the future!

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The Big Umbrella Festival

I just spent a wonderful week as a participant in the Professional Development workshop with Lincoln Center’s Big Umbrella Festival.

The Festival is a brand new festival that presents work from around the world created specifically for children on the autism spectrum and their families. There were companies from NYC, England, and Australia all presenting work side by side.

I was lucky to be chosen to participate in the artist professional development. The group was made up of folks from all around the world, all with a passion for creating work for neuro-diverse audiences. It was a wonderful week of viewing, making, thinking, and discussing. I definitely have walked away from the week with a massive amount to consider when making work for any type of audience!

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Tiny Puppets in Atlanta

Well, in a new turn of events I have found myself in Atlanta, GA as a part of the puppet team for the new TV show, “Moon and Me”. The show is a BBC production and is the latest creation from Andrew Davenport (creator of The Teletubbies).

The show is a magnificent mix of puppetry and practical effects which all some together to make a carefully crafted, tactile, magical, comforting and funny world full of stories and silly characters. Keep your eyes peeled for “Moon and Me” coming at you soon!

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Feather of Fire Farewell

The time has come for me to say goodbye to Feathers Of Fire. I just spent a couple weeks traveling in PA, NY and VA and now I leave the show in the very capable hands of my colleagues. It’s been such a delight to work with this talented crew. I will miss them all! But, I’m very excited to follow the show as it continues to travel the world!!

All the Love FOF!

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Sexy puppet music videos

We had a weird fun time today filming a music video with some friends. headed by Dorothy Jame Loechel.

The music video tells the tragic story of a couple who can’t have sex because their dog is always watching. Needless to say, it’s a highly dramatic tale.

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Puppets at NYU

I’m so happy I got to teach another puppetry course at NYU. Once again, I was teaching puppetry to the first years at the Experimental Theatre Wing. They’re such a joy to teach and I dare say I learn as much from them as they do from me. There’s such determination and creativity in the room.

Check out my new Teaching Page for more info on my teaching work

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Back to Persia

Feathers of Fire has swept through the West Coast! We got to perform in LA and SF, two cities I really love. The show went very and it was great to spend some time in the sun of LA and on the hills of SF!

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