It’s been an amazing 5 months of work on A Universal Feeling! January through March were heavy on the initial creation of the six expressions of emotion. The last two months have been a heavy lift—with many volunteers—of creating the iterations of the masks in papier-mâché. Throughout the making process, I also had to stagger … Continue reading Project Update: A Universal Feeling
Two weeks ago the 2018 Drammy Awards were held in Portland, Oregon — and The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show was given an award for Outstanding Achievement in Puppetry. As one of the codirectors, I couldn't be more proud! Thanks, Portland! Congratulations to the following team from this production by Oregon Children's Theatre Puppeteers: Robert Amico,Robi Arce, … Continue reading Cheers, Puppeteers!
The Spider Queen wins Best Costumes in this year's Big Easy Awards! This fantastical show featured 17 of my masks, amazing garments by costume designer Hope Bennett, and five puppet characters designed by Kenneth Thompson working in unison to bring a new world to life! The NOLA Project earned two other accolades on The Spider Queen—Best Original Work of Theatre … Continue reading Big Easy Awards