History

A history of Toni’s performances and organizational involvement:

2014: Billion Jelly Bloom, Bloom Leader, Black Rock City NV, and San Francisco CA

2014: Chalk the Block, Giant Puppet Project Manager, El Paso Texas

2014: Sun City Music Festival, Giant Puppet Project Manager, El Paso Texas

2014: High Sierra World Music Festival, Stilt Walker and Storyteller with Living Folklore, Quincy CA

2014: Oregon Country Fair, Featured Puppeteer on Youth Stage, Veneta OR

2014: Sierra Nevada World Music Festival, Workshop Teacher and Giant Puppeteer, Boonville CA

2014: Habitot Children’s Museum, Marketing Manager, Berkeley CA

2014: Habitot Children’s Museum, Class Teacher for: “Let’s Do Lunch”, “Puppet Playtime”, “Pet Alphabet Puppets”, “Puppet Storytime”, and Special Programs, Berkeley CA

2014: PUPPETPLEX Telethon Live Video Stream Kickstarter, Featured Puppeteer, Cloud 9, Berkeley CA

2013: Berkeley Sunday Streets, Giant Puppet Parade Director & Workshop Teacher, Berkeley, CA

2013: Rabbit Hole Masquerade, Giant Flower Installation Artist & Workshop Teacher, Sonoma CA

2013: Burning Man, Fractal Planet, Giant Bird Puppeteer for the Human Experience, Black Rock City, NV

2013: Habitot Children’s Museum, Puppet Playtime, Storyteller and Puppeteer, Berkeley, CA

2013: The Big To Do Puppet Crew, “Fresh Food For Thought” on the Common Vision Fruit Tree Tour, Richmond, CA

2013: Con Brio and the Jason Ancheta Band, Featured Puppeteer, The Independent, San Francisco, CA

2013: Kangaro Concerts: Marine Mammal Mammal Center Benefit, Featured Puppeteer, Community Music Center, San Francisco, CA

2013: SF Chinese New Year Parade, Giant Puppet Builder, Pier 54 in San Francisco, CA

2012: Sea of Dreams Party, Interactive Art Booth and Shadow Puppet Theather, Performer and Teacher, San Francisco, CA

2012: Heather Normandale’s Trembling Water CD Release Party, Shadow Puppeteer and Puppet Designer, San Francisco, CA

2012: Habitot Children’s Museum, Pre-school Teacher and Puppet Workshop Educator, Berkeley, CA

2012: Hacker Mom’s Hacker Space, Creative Caretaker (provide entertainment, art education, and childcare), Oakland, CA

2012: Shrimp Fest, Puppeteer for Rock the Bike Stage and Pleasant Revolution, Yuba River, CA

2012: Gaia Festival, Performer and Puppeteer at the Rock the Bike Stage, Black Oak Ranch, CA

2012: Mystic Garden Gathering, Giant Puppets Save the World Performer and Puppeteer, Selmec, OR

2012: What The Festival, Giant Puppets Save the World Performer and Puppeteer, Bend, OR

2012: Oregon Country Fair, Public Art Educator with the Fremont Arts Council, all ages, Veneta, OR

2012: Creative Care After School Program, Private art teacher and tutor for kids ages 5-8,  Brooklyn, NY

2012: Arch Production and Design, Set Designer and Fabricator for Neuro Safari, Brooklyn, NY

2012: Arch Production and Design, Construction and Design for Mad Sharp Productions’ Aghoria, Brooklyn, NY

2012: Arch Production and Design, Set Designer and Fabricator for Cosmic Opera at the Hammerstein Ballroom, NY, NY

2012: Occupy Wall Street Puppetry Brigade, Occupy the Empty Space: Princess and the Pea, Fabricated toy puppet theater piece, NY, NY

2012: Great Small Works, Your Hammentashen Are Killing Me, Puppeteer, Brooklyn, NY

2012:  Xango Shola, Galactic Butterfly Spring Fashion Show, Fabricated headdress and giant puppet, Brooklyn, NY

2012: Mad Sharp Productions, Workshop Coordinator and Instructor, Brooklyn, NY

2011: Electric Warehouse Circus New Year’s Eve Event, Unicorn Meat, Giant sculpture fabrication, Brooklyn, NY

2011: NYC Gratitude Event,  Tea Lounge Artistic Director for Beyond Kombucha Tea Company, Brooklyn, NY

2011: Brigthtwater Educational Sculpture Park, Artist Assistant to Sculptor Buster Simpson, Brightwater Project, Woodinville, WA

2011: Iluminata Festival, Puppeteer and Performer, Seattle, WA

2011: Arts Aglow Festival, Puppeteer and Performer, Burien, WA

2011: One 9/11 Event at Seattle Center Memorial Stadium, Contributing Artist, Seattle, WA

2011: In Arts Northwest, Workshop Wednesdays: Mask Making and Theater Art Workshops, Instructor, Seattle, WA

2011: Giant Puppets Save the World, Founder and Director, Seattle, WA, and NY, NY

2011: Nature Consortium’s Arts in Nature Festival with Giant Puppets Save the World, Artist and Puppeteer, Seattle, WA

2011: Afro Latino Music Festival, Giant Puppets Save the World Performer, Seattle, WA

2011: Solar Festival, Shoreline Solar Project, Community Building Workshop and Presenter, Seattle, WA

2011: Oregon Country Fair’s Ralph McCoy Memorial Children’s Theater, Actress and Singer, Eugene, OR

2011: Fremont Arts Council, Studio Coordinator and Workshop Manager, Seattle, WA

2011: Folk Life Festival, Children’s Commons, Fremont Arts Council Children’s Booth Art Instructor, Seattle, WA

2011: Fremont Arts Council, Dave McKay Grant Recipient for Seattle Solstice Parade, Seattle, WA

2011: Seattle Solstice Parade, Featured Artist, Seattle, WA

2011: Fremont Arts Council’s Powerhouse Studio,  Workshop Teacher, Seattle, WA

2011: Artist Sarah Lovett, 619 Building, Giant Puppet “Dogody” Installation, Artist Assistant, Seattle, WA

2011: Procession of the Species Parade Art Studio, Instructor on Giant Puppet Technique, Olympia, WA

2010: Wilco Festival with Bread and Puppet Theater, Puppeteer, North Adams, MA

2010: Cheese Opera with the Bread and Puppet Theater, Choir Performer, Montpelier, VT

2010: Bread and Puppet Theater, Apprentice, Glover, VT

2009: Clay Arts Studio, Studio Assistant, Brooklyn, NY

2009: Mountain Lake PBS, On-Air Talent, Montreal, QC

2009: Mountain Lake PBS Juried Arts Auction, Exhibiting Artist, Burlington, VT

2009: “Natives of our Land”, Re-enactment Documentary on the French and Indian War, Actress, Fort Ticonderoga, NY

2009: North Country Cultural Council for the Arts, Clay Instructor, Plattsburgh, NY

2009: Mountain Lake PBS, “Marketing Yourself as an Artist”, Presenter, Plattsburgh, NY

2008: Dead Reckoning, Champlain in America, PBS Documentary, Events Coordinator, Plattsburgh, NY

2008: The Forgotten War: The Struggle for North America, PBS Documentary, Events Coordinator, Plattsburgh, NY

2007: Rockland Community College, Clay Art Studio, Studio Assistant, Suffern, NY

2005: Ceramic Tile Work, SUNY Plattsburgh Feinberg Library, Exhibiting Artist, Plattsburgh, NY

2004: Empty Bowls Dinner, Contributing Artist, Plattsburgh, NY

2004: Farmer’s Market Clay Crafter, Teaching Clay Artist, Adirondacks, NY

2003: Girl Scout Camp, Clay Art Teacher, Thetford, VT

2002: Plattsburgh State University Art Department, Clay Mixer, Plattsburgh, NY

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