Tom Lee

Designer, director, performer, and puppet artist originally from Mililani, Hawai’i. He has designed scenery, puppetry, and projections for Ellen Stewart, Tom O’Horgan, Czechoslovak American Marionette Theatre, Lone Wolf Tribe, Georgia Shakespeare Festival, Christopher Williams, and Yoshiko Chuma at theatres in New York City and internationally. Puppetry performances include Disfarmer (St. Ann’s Warehouse and tour), Madama Butterfly (Metropolitan Opera), Le Grand Macabre (New York Philharmonic) and WarHorse (Lincoln Center Theatre). Ooriginal puppet theatre work includes Hoplite Diary, Odysseus & Ajax, Ko’olau and The Secret History of the Swedish Marionette Cottage (with Matt Acheson). His work has been supported by residencies in the United States and Bulgaria and by the Jim Henson Foundation, The Japan Foundation, Asian Cultural Council, TCG/ITI. Codirector St. Ann’s Puppet Lab (2008-2010). SLC, 2005–

Undergraduate discipline: Theatre
Graduate program: MFA Theatre Program

Courses taught in Theatre

Courses taught in MFA Theatre Program

  • Design Techniques in Media and Puppetry - Graduate
  • Scenic Design I
  • Scenic Design II

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