Chris Palmieri and his team at Palmieri Puppets have been fortunate to build custom puppets, mascots & costume characters, and props for stage, film, and live event productions all over the NYC area and the world! We have worked in the medium of hand &rod/live hand tv puppetry, large scale full body puppets, table top puppets, blacklight, shadow, marionettes, mechanized rod 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 Disney's Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Stage Adaptation (Disney Theatrical/Rockefeller Productions), 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), Simon and his Shoes (Ladies of Mischief/The Tank), Awesome Allie (Plaza Theatrical Productions), Dinosaurs Dynamite, Cretaceous Costume Party, Triceratops Trick or Treat, (Field Station: Dinosaurs), Dante's Inferno (The Brick Theater), Finding Mother (Feld Productions), Ferdinand the Bull (Toy Museum of NY).
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.
Palmieri Puppets also builds custom puppets for gifts and runs puppet building workshops for kids and adults of all ages.
Whether for stage, film, or event, whether for a major studio or for a community theater, whether for a small hand puppet or a multi person walk around, Chris and his team are ready to make your vision a reality.
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.