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, write me from my Contact Page and I'll be in touch.

  • UConn Puppet Arts Program Fall 2020 Final Presentations, Part 1
    Dec 18, 2020, 7:00 PM
    Online Event
    The UConn Puppet Arts Program and Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry will host the end-of-semester presentation of UConn Puppet Arts undergraduate and graduate class finals. Talkbacks led by famed puppeteer Paul Zaloom will also take place. https://www.facebook.com/BallardInstitute/videos/389
  • Late Night Snacks 2020: FEAST
    Oct 17, 2020, 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, 2020, 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, 2020, 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, 2020, 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, 2020, 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, 2020, 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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