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Director/Resident Artist
Cornell College

A Simple Silhouette Circus

Directed by Ariel Lauryn

Written by 14 students in a 6 week devising process Puppet Design and Construction Collaboration by the ensemble as a part of the devising process

Crow Puppets by Ariel Lauryn

Set Design by Scott Olinger

  Puppet Director and Designer
University of Portland, OR

The Dragon 

Directed by Angela Van Epps 

Puppet Direction by Ariel Lauryn  

Puppet Design and Construction by Ariel Lauryn

Ariel Lauryn Puppetry Last Rat
Co-Writer and Head Puppeteer
Touring Puppet Show

The Last Rat of Theresienstadt

Originated by Hilary Chaplain

Directed by Nancy Smithner

Co-created and written by ensemble:

Ariel Lauryn, Mindy Leanse, Jason Hicks

Awards: Best of the Festival and Best Puppet Moment, Warsaw's Lalka Festival '18

International Tour: Animo Festival and Lalka Festival (Poland), Akko Festival (Isreal), KO Festival (MA), The Wild Project (NYC)

Ariel Lauryn Whether We Like It or No
Co-Writer and Performer
Two Woman Slapstick Comedy

Whether We Like It or Not 

Co-created, written, and directed by

Ariel Lauryn and Lucy Shelby

The Tank (NYC), Mad River Festival (CA), CalArts (CA), New Orleans Fringe (LA)

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