Chicago Puppet Studio biography
Chicago Puppet Studio
At Writers Theatre: Manual Cinema's Christmas Carol
Chicago Puppet Studiois the design and manufacturing arm of The Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival organization creating original puppetry elements for theaters and theater artists nationally. Under the leadership of studio co-founders Blair Thomas and Tom Lee, a small team of highly-skilled builders and designers create, manufacture and implement puppetry designs into productions for theater, opera, tv, film, and beyond. The Chicago Puppet Studio works in a variety of puppetry styles (shadow, bunraku, marionette, plush, large scale spectacle, etc.) and materials (latex, foam, wood, metal, etc.) to bring artists’ ideas into full creative fruition.
[Bio as of October 2022]