CURRENT PROJECTS

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MISS ROGERS' WONDERFUL SCHOOL

Producer

Written and Performed by Alva Rogers

A weekly story hour for Pre-K and Early Elementary audiences presented on YouTube. 

Watch HERE

PAST PROJECTS

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THE LIFE BEFORE / RECONSTRUCTION / RECONSTRUCTING WHITENESS

Producer

Written and Directed by Alva Rogers

In this dystopian one-act People Without Color live above the ground, with the sun, moon and stars. People of Color were sent to live below. Una awaits the birth of her unborn child and the decision of where they will live in this world.

Presented online as part of the 2021 National Women's Theater Festival. Winner of Best Sound Design by Derin Young.

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NATIONAL PUPPET SLAMDEMIC

Producer and General Manager for IBEX Puppetry

Curated by Beau Brown with Pam Severns

Hosted by Beau Brown

A special-edition online National Puppet Slam: Slamdemic! Presented by IBEX Puppetry and The Puppet Slam Network.
Featuring the coast-to-coast talents of: Joshua Holden (New York, NY), Vanessa Valliere (Chicago, IL), Tim Lagasse (Los Angeles, CA), Alex & Olmsted (Baltimore, MD), Gwen Bonar (Phoenix, AZ), Myra Su (Chicago, IL), Sarah Nolen (Boston, MA), Eric Wright & Katrina Denney (New York, NY), Lyon Hill (Columbia, SC).

Streamed live via Facebook May 2020 as a fundraiser for Puppeteers of America Direct Relief Artist Fund.

CALL OUT CULTURE; OR THE UNBEARABLE WHITENESS OF BEING

Lead Producer and General Manager

written by Kaela Mei-Shing Garvin

directed by Lauren Zeftel​

Queen Victoria. Lady Gaga. A confused panda in a club. Traversing both timelines and time zones, this autobiographical X-Ray of race, assault and imperialism mines both horrors and humor when the personal meets the global.

Presented as part of the 2019 ANT Fest at Ars Nova

AJIJAAK ON TURTLE ISLAND

Lead Producer and General Manager for IBEX Puppetry

written by Ty Defoe
lyrics by Ty Defoe and Dawn Avery
music by Dawn Avery & Larry Mitchell, Kevin Tarrant and Ty Defoe
based on original storyboards written and drawn by Heather Henson

Touring to the Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival, Al Ringling Theater, FirstWorks Festival, and New Victory Theater January to March 2019. Learn more at www.ajijaak.com

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HARMONIOUS MIGRATIONS

Lead Producer and General Manager for IBEX Puppetry

Written and performed by Jason Gullo-Mullins and Heather Henson

A 30 minute auditorium show about the cultural intersections of the Whooping Crane migration path and traditional North American Indigenous Communities. 

Part of 2018 Santa Barbara Puppetpalooza and the 2018 Bioneers Conference. Performed in schools in San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York City, Queens, Long Island, Baraboo, WI, and Madison, WI.

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PIE SHOP PLAY

Co-Producer with Madeline Pacquette

Written by Alice Pencavel

Directed by Sivan Battat

Agnes and Kitty -- the pie shop sisters – have big dreams. But when a pipe bursts, leaking toxic unknowns that flood the shop and rob them of coherent speech, they are forced to contend with a past that still haunts and divides them (lest they drown). Culminating in a dramatic stand-off played out through an original language of gibberish and jumbled English, Pie Shop Play reveals the havoc that trauma brings down upon all who work in the name of pie.

Corkscrew Theater Festival, 2018 at Paradise Theater Factory

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LHAMO TRUNG TRUNG

Producer for IBEX Puppetry with New York Tibetan Service Center

Written by Tsering Choedron and Tenzin Norbu

LaGuardia Performing Arts Center, July 2018

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AJIJAAK ON TURTLE ISLAND

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Benefit Coordinator

Producer for IBEX Puppetry

written by Ty Defoe
lyrics by Ty Defoe and Dawn Avery
music by Dawn Avery & Larry Mitchell, Kevin Tarrant and Ty Defoe
based on original storyboards written and drawn by Heather Henson

2018 IPAY Conference Showcase and LaMama Experimental Theater Club

THE 24 HOUR PLAYS ON BROADWAY - 2017

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THE 24 HOUR MUSICAL IN LOS ANGELES - 2017

Benefit Coordinator

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THE 24 HOUR PLAYS AT TAKE TRUMP TOWER ACTION

Producer

"What a Young Girl Ought to Know"

written by Ty Defoe

directed by Lou Moreno

Part of a pop-up arts action organized by Climate Nexus in the public garden on the 5th floor of Trump Tower.

The first time-limited musical production done by The 24 Hour Company in Los Angeles.


The United Artists Theater at Ace Hotel