Upcoming and past events~

Many of these shows include a variety of fantastic work from other artists and my personal role models, so I encourage watching while you can.  For inquiries about screening my work for an event, write me from my Contact Page and I'll be in touch.

Late Night Snacks 2020: FEAST
Oct 17, 2:30 PM EDT
Online Event
I have the joy of sharing a small 30 second inter-title puppet work for this Cabaret event presented by the Bearded Ladies. FEAST is a part of Philly FringeArts's 2020 (Online) Fringe Festival. Streaming live on Twitch.
3 Minute Fest
Sep 23, 7:00 PM
Online Event
Vox Populi continues its Minute Fests with another night of virtual, 3-minute long performances. I will be contributing LIVE with my shadow crankie piece "Life/Take".
Rocky Mountain Puppet Slam
Aug 22, 7:00 PM MDT
Online Event
Showing my shadow puppet/animated short "What is the Grass?" A night of virtual, curated short form puppet and object theatre. Find the live stream here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YNk9bWIRiyw&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR2-2CSeVTzEpnO6cC_qb3Mt7JYKtHEdGOoGshTlkwg9Vne2NmFdrVn8T6A
Puppet Showplace Slam: Virtual Summer Show!
Jul 25, 8:00 PM EDT
Online Event
I'll be performing my Shadow crankie "Life/Take" LIVE! The Puppet Showplace Slam takes over the World Wide Web with another virtual performance extravaganza! Now, from the comfort of your home, join performers from all over.
Isolating Together: Virtual Toy Theater Festival Day #5
Jul 16, 7:30 PM EDT
Online Event
I'll be showing a video of my Shadow crankie "Life/Take". ISOLATING TOGETHER. Another night of Toy Theater wonders. Presented by Great Small Works. Another colossal event of miniature proportions. https://www.facebook.com/GreatSmallWorks/ videos/1147547762282121/UzpfSTE0MDc5NDM1
Walt Whitman's Birthday Virtual Festival
May 31, 2:00 PM EDT
Online Event
I'll be sharing a new shadow animation piece called "What is the Grass?" Presented by North Star Puppets. It's Walt Whitman's 201st birthday. Poetry heals the soul. And we've got a great lineup of incredible performers + puppet films.
To Almost Tell
Oct 31, 2019, 12:00 AM – Feb 15, 2020, 12:00 PM
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 118-128 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
Featuring some of my experimental looped animations. Works on view in the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Alumni Gallery. Featuring Carla Lombardi, Bettina Nelson, Maisie O'Brien. Exhibit page here: https://www.pafa.org/museum/exhibitions/to-almost-tell
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