— puppets & animation —

Tyler is a puppet builder, puppeteer, and animator located in Nashville, Tenn. With over 10 years of experience at both small theater companies and large fabrication departments, Tyler is able to use any material needed to bring a character to life.


Hand Puppet for Colorphony Production’s YouTube kids show, The Magic Boat

Rod puppet for Blair Thomas and Co’s production of The Vinegar Works by Edward Gorey


Parrot puppet for the Lookingglass Theater’s production of Treasure Island. (wing mechanism hidden in actor’s right hand)


Tyler has worked for a variety of clients, including Blair Thomas & Co., Chicago Children’s Theatre, and his self-produced YouTube kids show The Magic Boat.


Papier-mache head, and thirty foot egg for Blair Thomas & Co.’s production of Moby Dick at the Museum of Contemporary Art.


Tyler has experience with rod, foam, and large-scale, spectacle-sized stage puppets. Most of his puppets have been built of foam, but others have required materials such as wood, plaster, and papier-mâché.


Hand puppet for Colorphony Production’s YouTube kids show The Magic Boat.


Hand Puppet for Jeanie McQueenie’s production of Squeakers.



Want more info? Contact Tyler!