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Emily DeCola
EMILY DECOLA is a freelance designer, performer and director working with puppetry and masks onstage and in TV and film. Her work is based at The Puppet Kitchen, a full-service Puppet and Specialty Prop design and fabrication studio in New York's East Village. Theatrical credits include Peter and Wendy and Prelude to Death in Venice (Mabou Mines), Serendib (Ensemble Studio Theater), Hansel and Gretel (Houston Grand Opera, designed by Basil Twist) Pericles and Revengers Tragedy (Red Bull Theater), CARRIE (PS 122, co-design with Basil Twist and Eric Wright), The Tempest, A Christmas Carol and 1001 Nights (McCarter Theater), Animal Farm: The Musical (Synapse Productions, co-design), and HATS! The Musical (Harras Theater, Royal George Theater). Ms. DeCola's puppets and performances can been seen onscreen in LazyTown (Nickelodeon), Johnny and the Sprites (Disney), Moonfishing (David Michael Friend), Huyghe + Le Corbusier (Pierre Huyghe) and Katalog (Cipher Productions). Ms. DeCola is a student of Master Marionnettist Albrecht Roser, and a member of his Meisterklasse, and have studied with Dan Hurlin and The SITI company, among others. She is a proud recipient of a Jim Henson Foundation Project Grant, the 2004 UNIMA Grant for International Study in Puppetry, a YES Foundation Fellowship, and a series of great studio space grants from Chashama.

Bio as of August, 2010.

American Theatre Wing programs, interviews and/or credits include:

In The Wings (video)
Puppet Designer - August, 2010 - Watch now.