Wake Up Your Weird, Waterford, CT (performance)

In June 2011, I was the recipient of the Connecticut Guild of Puppetry Scholarship to participate in the the National Puppetry Conference at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center in Waterford, CT. While at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center I worked on Web of Mystery,  in which a spider dances with it’s puppeteers before overtaking one of them, and as an assistant puppeteer on Leslie Cararra-Rudolph’s Wake Up Your Weird, in which a candy obsessed five year old must process her feelings after getting bullied out of a play date.

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Connecticut Guild of Puppetry – 2011 (funding)

In June 2011, I was the recipient of the Connecticut Guild of Puppetry Scholarship to participate in the the National Puppetry Conference at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center in Waterford, CT. While at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center I worked on Web of Mystery,  in which a spider dances with it’s puppeteers before overtaking one of them, and as an assistant puppeteer on Leslie Cararra-Rudolph’s Wake Up Your Weird, in which a candy obsessed five year old must process her feelings after getting bullied out of a play date.

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Growing Up Linda, Orlando Fringe

2010, Photo: K. Basta
2010, Photo: K. Basta

In May, 2010,  I performed Fudgie’s Death, a section of Growing Up Linda at the Orlando Fringe Festival. 

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Reptile Under the Flowers, Los Angeles (fabrication, puppeteer)

From May 21-24, 2009, I was a puppeteer, puppet fabricator, and kinegram designer for Janie Geiser’s peepshow/diorama performance, Reptile Under the Flowers.  Automata and the Museum of Jurassic Technology co-presented 45 performances of Reptile Under the Flowers for small groups over the course of 4 days at the The Foshay Masonic Lodge in Culver City, Los Angeles.

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The Scotsman (review)

A review by Malcolm Jack in the Scotsman, characterized Growing Up Linda’run at the 2008 Edinburgh Fringe as “colorful, elaborate, nightmarish”.

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Three Weeks, Edinburgh (review)

During it’s run at the Edinburgh Fringe, Three Weeks, gave Growing Up Linda four stars and noted that it’s “debt to celebrity-obsessed daytime television brought the fusion of trashy and glam to its peak.”

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Neverland Ranch, Pawtucket, (performance)

©2004 Marsian De Lellis
©2004 Marsian De Lellis

On September 20th, 2004, I performed The Adventures of Michael Jackson and the Animals of Neverland Ranch at Gamm Theatre in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. The performance was as part of  Lymphomania, an evening of vaudeville, variety, and live music to benefit artist, Jen Swain who was battling lymphatic cancer.
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