PuppetART's founders are European trained artists whose puppet productions reflect an artistry and sophistication that give life to stories from diverse world cultures.

Meet our Board of Directors:

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Sharon Elliott, Board Chair, Retired, College of Education, Wayne State University

Anne Williamson, Board Secretary, College of Education, Wayne State University

Alva Dworkin, Emeritus Chair, Retired, Child Care Licensing

Dr. Phyllis Noda, Founder and Principal, The Center for Comprehensive Education Services and Research

Barbara Gottschalk, Retired, Warren Consolidated Schools.

Lyudmila Mikheyenko, PuppetART

Aleah  Pieniadz, Freelance writer

Paul J. Zbytowski  Jr, St. Vincent De Paul, Detroit

Irina Baranovskaya, PuppetART

Igor Gozman, PuppetART

We are always looking for new members to join our Board. Email contact@puppetart.org if you are interested.


MEET OUR ARTISTS:

Irina Baranovskaya –

Irina Baranovskaya –

Founder & Principal Designer

“true happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating new things”

Igor Gozman –

Founder & Artistic Director

“… from the Universe perspective, humans are the microbes designed to convert material into spiritual”

Lyudmila Mikheyenko –

Lyudmila Mikheyenko –

Founder & Drama Director

“we are all kids at heart”

Nicholas Pobutsky –

Nicholas Pobutsky –

Puppeteer & Theater Manager

“thread by thread you make a garment”

Torri Ashford –

Torri Ashford –

Summer CAMP Instructor

“puppets reflect our own diversity”

Jaclyn Strez –

Jaclyn Strez –

Puppeteer

“to bring to life an inanimate object is a simple expression of a complex phenomenon”

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Dave Sanders –

Dave Sanders –

Puppeteer

“For me the most real way to experience life is to invent make-believe worlds to play in”

Scott Crandall-

Scott Crandall-

Puppeteer

Robby Gall –

Robby Gall –

Composer, Painter, Playwright

“all art comes from the same place. It is all connected, and it can all speak to the soul”

Maria Mikheyenko –

Maria Mikheyenko –

Music Composer

“where words fail, music speaks”

 

PLEASE SUPPORT THE MAGIC OF PUPPETRY!

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