Lance Woolen

Puppet Designer

Lance has enjoyed a career in puppetry for over 30 (gasp) years. Along the way he has lived the life of the free wheeling itinerant puppeteer for the award winning Tears of Joy Theater from Portland Oregon, touring the country and around the world. Lance directed the puppet construction of Le Belle for Imago Theater for which he won a Dramie. His puppet work can also be seen in the films Coraline, Paranorman, and The Boxtrolls.