Grants and Awards:

Jim Henson Foundation, Development Grant Peer Gynt & the Trolls
JVC Professional Video Competition: 1st Place The Personal Side Of Selling
The Puppeteers of America, Special Citation Award, Making Puppets Come Alive
Industrial Television Association, Best In-House Color Industrial Film,
Looking at Insurance (Prudential Insurance Co.)
American Library Association, Notable Children's Book List, Making Puppets Come Alive


Making Puppets Come Alive (with Carol Fijan), 1997, Dover Publications, Inc., New York
“Talent: No Strings Attached,” Videography Magazine
“Using Puppets On Television,” “Punch and Judy and the Nature of Farce,”
“Wolf Tales: In-The Round, ”The Puppetry Journal, Macedonia, OH
“Impressions Of The Second International Puppetry Festival In East Jerusalem,”
“Academic Specialist Assignment: Tegucigalpa, Honduras,” A Propos Magazine, Atlanta, GA


Screen Actors Guild (SAG)
American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA)
Le Union Internationale de la Marionette (UNIMA-USA)
The Puppeteers of America (former board member)
The Puppetry Guild of Greater New York (former president)

Television Commercials:

Hershey Chocolate, Pepsi Cola, Northern Bathroom Tissue, Johnson & Johnson,
Continental Baking, Shoprite, Mcgraw Hill, Motts Apple Juice (for the Bil Baird Marionettes).

Corporate Television Clients:

Prudential Insurance Co. of America (Award Winning Series), Macmillan Publishing,
Sony Corp. of America, AT&T, Young and Rubicam, Ames Department Stores, Moran & Tucker, Canon (print)

Network Appearances:

HBO: Richard Belzer Comedy Special (for Krofft Productions)
The Edge of Night (nine months, running characters), Midday Live,
Romper Room, Wonderama, Joe Franklin, Eric Wallace, The Great Santa Claus Switch
(for the Muppets)

Symphony Orchestra Appearances:

Philadelphia Orchestra (twice), Buffalo Symphony, Brooklyn Philharmonic,
Orchestra Dacamera, Queens Symphony, Rockbridge Symphony

Foreign Appearances:

Singapore International Children’s Theatre Festival
Israel: East Jerusalem International Puppetry Festival (for U.S. Information Service)
Honduras: Academic Specialist in Honduras for U.S. Information Service
India: Darpana Academy of Fine Arts, Ahmedebad, India (U.S. Information Service)
Wales: International Puppetry Festival in Cardiff, Wales
Caribbean appearances in San Juan, St. Thomas and St. Croix

N.Y. Area Venues:

Metropolitan Opera House (shadow puppets in Manon),
Brooklyn Academy of Music, Town Hall, Symphony Space, Westbury Music Fair,
Triplex Theatre, Henry Street Settlement, 92nd Street Y, York College, New York University,
and hundreds of theatres, colleges, schools, museums, and community centers throughout the area.

Out-of-State Venues:

Detroit Youtheatre, Jr. Theatre of Alaska, Arizona State University,
Theatre On The Square, San Francisco, Center for Puppetry Arts, Atlanta, GA,
Front Row Theatre, Ohio, The Ohio Theatre, Columbus, Thalian Hall, NC,
Civic Center, Marietta, Ga., Cape Playhouse, Cape Cod, MA
Shea’s Buffalo Center, Buffalo, N.Y. Empire Center at the Egg, Albany, NY,
Arts Council of Tuscaloosa, Al, Kimo Theatre, Albuquerque, NM,
Texarkana Arts Council, Tx, City of Elgin, Riverside Theatre, FL, and hundreds more in
almost every state of the union; listings upon request.

Workshops & Artist In Residencies:

The Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C., The Wang Center, Boston,
Universidad Pedogigica de Tegucigalpa, Honduras (conducted in Spanlsh for United States Information Services),
Darpana Academy of Fine Arts, Ahmedebad, India (U.S. Information Services),
Adelphi University (taught 6 credit masters courses for 2 summers)
New York Foundation for the Arts, N.J. Dept. of Education,
New York City Board of Education (numerous venues),
New York University, Smithsonian Institution, Children’s Museum of Manhattan,
State Theatre of N.J., Brooklyn Academy of Music, and hundreds of colleges,
universities, festivals, schools, and museums throughout the world; listings upon request.