In addition to performing Chris has also had the opportunity to build puppets for various film and stage productions. Chris has built hand and rod puppets, live hand puppets, full body puppets and mascots, shadow puppets, mechanical puppets, black light puppets, table top puppets, and more.
Film/TV credits include Tweetin' Donald, MTV's Story Pig, Space Rabbit, Dragons to Dinosaurs, Opposite Copycat and Chicken Out for PBS, Ghost.
Stage credits include Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live: The Great Cheesy Movie Circus Tour (Alternaversal- directed by Joel Hodgson), Dinosaur Daredevil (Field Station: Dinosaurs, directed by Chris), Shrek the Musical (ICHS- Lodi, NJ), Little Shop of Horrors (Friends, NY), Into the Woods (LCHS, NJ), The Habitat Heroes (Seventh Generation), Awesome Allie (Plaza Theatrical Productions), Cretaceous Costume Party, Triceratops Trick or Treat, Ghosts in the Rocks (Field Station: Dinosaurs), Dante's Inferno (The Brick Theater), Finding Mother (Feld Productions), Ferdinand the Bull (Toy Museum of NY), Fairy Tale Fun Time (Puppets by Palmieri.)
Live music acts such as Meredith LeVande/Monkey Monkey Music, Jason Didner and the Jungle Gym Band, Ashley Tobias/Be True to You, and Jumpin' Jamie.
Chris also builds custom puppets for gifts and runs puppet building workshops for kids and adults of all ages.
If you'd like custom puppets for your show, film or other project or to have Chris run a puppet building workshop for your birthday, school or community event please see the Contact page. Scroll down for galleries of Chris' work.