Model Killer – Model Victims, Waterford, CT (workshop performance)

Model Killer, 2017, Photo: Richard Termine
Model Killer, 2017, Photo: Richard Termine

On June 16th + 17th, I presented an initial scene from Model Killer: Giant Crimes & Tiny Cover-Ups, as an artist-in-residence at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center at the culmination of the National Puppetry Conference. Model Killer is a morbid comedy centered on Vivian Nutt, a disgruntled dollhouse maker turned investigator. Vivian builds dioramas of unsolved murders, only for it to be revealed that she is a serial killer.  In Model Killer, I am creating a universe in which I invite the viewer to reconsider female serial killers, the historically feminine craft of miniatures, and murder as entertainment.

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American Theatre (magazine)

On April 20th, 2017, American Theatre, announced the 2017 season at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, including my artist-in-residence for Model Killer.

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A decade of the Puppet Slam Network

Jen Lynn, photo: Doug Wong

On September 2nd, 2016, I finished my tenure at the Puppet Slam Network (PSN), which I co-founded in 2005 with Heather Henson through support from her production company, Ibex Puppetry.  

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Bernie Sanders Is Finger Lickin’ Good, Fachapatoto, Los Angeles

In May and June 2016, my painting, Bernie Sanders Is Fingerlickin Good was on display at Fachapatoto in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles.

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DCA 2016 COLA Fellowship (support)

On June 29th. 2015, I was awarded the 2015-2016 City of Los Angeles Individual Artist Fellowship from The Department of Cultural Affairs.

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The Feeder, Waterford, CT (performance)

Photo: Sean P. Higgins

On  June 12th and 13th, 2015, I performed The Feeder, a short solo tabletop puppetry piece that explores the unintended consequences of a complicated relationship.

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OBJECT OF HER AFFECTION to Play REDCAT, 7/30-8/2, BROADWAY WORLD

Photo: Steve Gunther

July 22, 2014, Broadway World covered Object of Her Affection’s run at REDCAT for the NOW Festival.

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OBJECT OF HER AFFECTION Runs this Weekend at Automata, BroAdway world (7/15/2014)

Object of Her Affection, REDCAT NOW Festival, 2014, Photo: Steve Gunther

On July 14, 2014, Tyler Peterson covered Object of Her Affection in Broadway World. Object of Her Affection is a solo object and puppet-based performance art piece centered on a woman, who in her search for true love develops intimate relationships with inanimate objects.

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Anna Sosenko Trust (support)

Photo: Rafael Hernandez

On June 3rd, 2014, I was awarded funding from the Anna Sosenko Assist Trust for the Los Angeles workshops of Object of Her Affection.

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Homecoming Queen’s Got a Musical 2014 (puppet design)

On March 28th, 2014, Julie Brown’s Homecoming Queen’s Got a Musical in which I designed a puppet and performed in opened at the Cavern Club in Los Angeles for its second run.

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