Homecoming Queen’s Got a Gun (puppet design)

Julie Brown‘s Homecoming Queen’s Got a Gun – The Musical in which I designed a humanette puppet used by Drew Droege opened for another run in Los Angeles at the Cavern Club Theater  October 13th-21st, 2017. Continue reading “Homecoming Queen’s Got a Gun (puppet design)”

Gender is a Construct, Do-Si-Do, Funny or Die (Associate Producer, Puppeteer)

On October 8, 2016, Gender is a Construct, Do-Si-Do, a Funny or Die video I was an associate producer and puppeteer on was released. In Gender is a Construct, Do-Si-Do, which was awarded Funny or Die’s “immortal” status,  the caller of a puppet square dance struggles with the modern politics of gender and sexual identity

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A decade of the Puppet Slam Network (curatorial)

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On September 2nd, 2016, I finished my tenure at the Puppet Slam Network (PSN), which I co-founded in 2005 with Heather Henson and through support from her production company, Ibex Puppetry.  As PSN coordinator for just over a decade, my work focused on cataloguing, connecting, supporting, and generating awareness for evenings of short-form puppetry for adults.  

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Not Alone, 2014 Brooklyn (puppets on film)

On June 8th, 2014 Trish Sie’s short film – Not Alone,  which I puppeteered in, was screened for a 2nd time Brooklyn Academy of Music. Not Alone, the official music video for Ben Taylor’s song, follows a lonely sock who searches everywhere for a soulmate.

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Homecoming Queen, 2014, Los Angeles (theatre)

On March 28th, 2014, Julie Brown’s Homecoming Queen’s Got a Musical, a musical-theatre show based on her 1983 music video, Homecoming Queen’s Got a Gun) opened for a 2nd run at the Cavern Club at Casita del Campo in Silverlake, Los Angeles.  For Homecoming Queen, I made a humanette puppet used by Drew Droege as Debbie Dickey, the homecoming queen. I also performed an assortment of characters.
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Not Alone, Brooklyn (puppets on film)

On October 26th, 2013, Trish Sie’s short film – Not Alone,  which I puppeteered in, had it’s premiere at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Not Alone, the official music video for Ben Taylor’s song, follows a lonely sock who searches everywhere for a soulmate.

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Homecoming Queen – 2013, Los Angeles (theatre, puppet design)

 

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On October 25th, 2013, Julie Brown’s Homecoming Queen’s Got a Musical, a musical-theatre show based on her 1983 music video, Homecoming Queen’s Got a Gun) opened at the Cavern Club at Casita del Campo in Silverlake, Los Angeles.  For Homecoming Queen, I made a humanette puppet used by Drew Droege as Debbie Dickey, the homecoming queen. I also performed an assortment of characters.

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Julie & Maria Witch Hunters 7/18/13, LA, (performance)

For the July 18th, 2013 edition of  Julie & Maria Witch Hunters at iO West, I performed Ham In A Wig. Sung as Elton John to the tune of Candles in the Wind,  Ham In A Wig focused on the self-inflicted demise of Paula Deen who was in the news for using racially derogatory language.

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Julie & Maria Witch Hunters 6/30/13, LA, (performance)

For the June 30th, 2013 edition of Julie & Maria: Witch Hunters at iO West, I performed Ham In A Wig. Sung as Elton John to the tune of Candles in the Wind,  Ham In A Wig focused on the self-inflicted demise of Paula Deen who was in the news for using racially derogatory language.

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