David Stephens
Puppeteer

203 13th Street NE Apt 2
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 713-1588
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www.allhandsproductions.com
Height: 6'4”
Weight: 180 lbs
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Brown
 
Performance Experience (Highlights)
   

2009:

 


Jim Henson's Emmet Otter – Puppet captain, actor.
Sesame Street: Families Stand Together. Prime-time special. Anything Muppets.
The Adventures of the Gingerbread Man. Center for Puppetry Arts. One-man show.
Puppets Up International Puppetry Festival. Almonte, Ontario Canada. Guest performer.
Xperimental Puppet Theatre (XPT). "Wonder Bob the Headless Rooster." Center for Puppetry Arts.
   
2008:


Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas – The Musical (Jim Henson Productions) core puppeteer. Premier Goodspeed Opera House, East Haddam, CT.
Sesame Street. Season 39 background Muppets

   
2007:



SeeMore's Playhouse Safety4Kids Productions. Core puppeteer (Shades the Wolf).
Sesame Street: Abby Caddaby in Wonderland. puppeteer assistant
Organwise Guys. Organwise Guys Inc. Core puppeteer.
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Puppeteer for Cartoon Network.
   
2006:

Jack and the Beanstalk. All Hands Productions solo show
Guest performer at the Orlando Puppet Festival
   
2005:


Brer Rabbit and Friends. Center for Puppetry Arts. Brer Bear (costume puppet)
Blue Collar TV. Jeff Foxworthy puppet
Guest performer at the Orlando Puppet Festival
   
2004:

 
Billy Goats Gruff and Other Stuff. 8-week run at the Center for Puppetry Arts.
The New Adventures of Brer Rabbit. All Hands Productions solo show
Guest performer at the Puppeteers of America Festival in Talequah, OK.
   
2003:

The Gingerbread Boy and Tales You'll Enjoy. 8-week run at the Center for Puppetry Arts
Playground. Brian Meece Productions. Puppeteer for music video.
   
2002: Billy Goats Gruff and Other Stuff. 8-week run at the Center for Puppetry Arts
   
2001: Santa's Nook. Television Commercial
   
1999: Here We Grow. Television pilot. J.P. Giraffe (costume)
   
Awards and Honors
   
2007: Jim Henson Foundation grant recipient
   
2005:

UNIMA (Union International de la Marionetta) Citation of Excellence for Billy Goats Gruff and Other Stuff.
   
2003:


Telly Award for collaboration with singer/songwriter, Brian Meece on his music video, Playground.
Artist Fellowship recipient from the Alabama State Council on the Arts.
   
Education
   
2001: MA in Puppet Arts from the University of Connecticut
   
1999: BS in Theater from Troy University, Troy, AL.

Welcome to All Hands Productions!

Founded by David Stephens, All Hands Productions is dedicated to bringing quality puppet productions to children and their parents.

For over a decade, our puppets have been seen on stage and television.

Find out about All Hands Productions touring performances, perfect for schools and libraries.

Read David's Blog, visit his Etsy Store, and check out David Stephens & Banjolicious - David's band and CDs of original music.


Awards:

2003 Artist Fellowship recipient from the Alabama State Coucil on the Arts

2003 Telly winner for collaboration with Pensacola singer/songwriter Brian Meece on the music video Playground.

2005 Billy Goats Gruff and Other Stuff honored with an UNIMA (Union Internationale de la Marionnette) Citation of Excellence

2007 Jim Henson Foundation Family Grant recipient


Info & Booking:

Email: info@allhandsproductions.com

Tel: (404) 713-1588

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