Robert Amico is a Props Artisan, Puppet Fabricator, and performer and is excited to be returning to Artists Rep for a second season. He has worked as the Props Master for Artists Rep’s productions of An Octoroon, Caught, and Magellanica and was recently the Puppet and Props Coordinator for Oregon Children’s Theatre’s production of The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show, where he also performed as a puppeteer and received a Drammy for Excellence in Puppetry as part of the cast. He has also worked as a Props Artisan and Puppet Fabricator for Michael Curry Design and for several Portland Center Stage productions including The Little Shop of Horrors, Oregon Trail, and Fun Home. He has also performed as a Puppet Designer and puppeteer for The Tall Tales of Paul Bunyan, a show Robert co-wrote and produced as part of the 2017 Fertile Ground Festival. On weekends, he works at Portland Escape Rooms as a zombie and airship captain, leading guests through interactive escape experiences. Robert graduated Magna Cum Laude from Lewis & Clark College, with a BA in Studio Art and a minor Theatre.