Moe Gans-Pomerantz (Director, Puppetrantz!) AGVA, SAG

Puppetry & Vocal Character Performance

13 Touring Productions with the Blue Sky Puppet Theatre of Maryland

Spider-Man 2 Doc Octopus puppet dev. team EdgeFX / Sony Pictures
First Monday (Television) Shadow Artist Paramount/Belisarius Prod.
I'm Gonna Be an Angel (Video Series) Saiki (VO) Digital Manga, Inc.
Herman? (Film) Parrot (VO) FentonArts Productions
White Collar Suitcase Pimps (Video) Jack, Crab (VO) Simple Films
Kiwi's Good News (Television) Kiwi American Catholic Channel
Brother Francis and Me (Television) Zachary American Catholic Channel
Bit Parts (Video series) Papa Slug Prescription Films
The Wahoo Wagon Fuzz, Headley Buena Vista Productions
Yoda, E.T., i-Cybie lip-synch & character movement Tiger Toys/Krofft Productions
Furby (Foreign Lang. & Furby Babies) lip-synch & character movement Tiger Toys/Krofft Productions
Play Along (Video series) Bunny New Media Productions, Inc.
Tippet (Video) Tippet - 2nd Puppeteer A.B.I.D. Toy Productions
The Three Not-So-Little Pigs, Rufus All characters Puppetrantz!
Peter and The Wolf Peter E. CT Symphony Orchestra
The Wild Party Jackie, Madeline True Nat. Puppetry Conf./Larry Reed
Monster in My Toy Box (Video) Bellfry, ensemble Fantasy Factory Productions
Servant of Two Masters The Servant Truffaldino CT Rep. Theatre

Puppet Design, Direction, Construction

Technical Director of the University of Connecticut Puppet Lab, 1995-1997

GoBabies.com (DVD series) Design, Construction, Puppet Coordinator
P.S. Your Cat Is Dead (Film-Steve Guttenberg, Dir.) Design, Construction, Head Puppeteer
Turkey Day (Video in pre-production) Design, Construction, Direction
Bit Parts (Video series) Design, Construction, Head Puppeteer
McDonalds Live shows Design, Construction of "Iris" the camera (40 copies for perf. nation wide)
League of Women Voters Design, Construction of Bunraku style Table Top puppets
News Inserts (Ch.22 - KWHY Los Angeles ) Design, Construction of eight hand/rod puppets
Play Along (Video series) Hand & Rod Puppet Design/Const./Perf., New Media Prod.,Inc
Man of La Mancha Shadow Puppet Design & Construction, CT Rep. Theatre
Surrealistic 3 Pigs (Video) Clay Miniature Design, Direction, Construction, Camera, Editing
Rufus, The Three Not-So-Little Pigs Puppet, Set & Prop Design and Direction
Wings and Walls Puppet Design / Workshop Direction at Nat. Pup. Conf. (page to stage)
A Connecticut Yankee Shadow Joust Design and Direction, Tech Direction, CT Rep. Theatre
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Sculpting, Casting, Construction, CT Rep. Theatre
Servant of Two Masters Servo control design & Construction, CT Rep. Theatre

Human Theatre (Selected)

The Ghetto Cabaret Srulik Los Angeles Jewish Theatre
The Three Musketeers Bonecieux, Father, ensemble CT Rep. Theatre
Biloxi Blues Arnold Epstein CT Rep. Theatre
Day of Absence Jackson CT Rep. Theatre
Arms and the Man Russian Soldier La Jolla Playhouse
Luck, Pluck, and Virtue Ensemble La Jolla Playhouse

Teaching

  1997-98,  Greater Hartford Academy for the Performing Arts (High School) - Teacher of Puppet Arts
  1993,  Teacher of Puppetry and Drama for 5th - 7th graders - Blue Sky Puppet Theatre
  1990-1994,  Conducted Teacher-Training Workshops for using dramatics in the classroom  - Blue Sky Puppet Theatre

Awards

  Puppeteers of America Emma Warfield Scholarship, 1997 
  Puppeteers of America Endowment Fund Grant for Wings and Walls, 1997
  Jim Henson Memorial Scholarship, 1995 & 1996
  Telly Awards (Fairfax VA Cable Access):  1993 Best Entertainment Program - Tour De Farce #1 (sketch comedy),
1994 Best Comedy, Best Director, Best Editing (studio & location) - Tour De Farce #2 (sketch comedy) Best Actor 1989, Adventure Theatre

Training

  Andrea Romano, Pat Fraley, animation voiceover;  Nancy Wolfson - commercial voiceover
  Cherie Franklin - camera technique
  MFA Candidate, University of Connecticut Puppet Arts Program
  National Puppetry Conference
  La Jolla Playhouse Acting Apprenticeship
  Studio Theatre Acting Conservatory,   The Living Stage
  American Conservatory Theatre Summer Training Congress
  B.A. Psychology, B.A. Theatre - University of Maryland College Park

Technical Skills

  Sculpting (additive & subtractive) in clay, wood, foam block.  Flat foam construction.  Multi-sectional moldmaking for 
Neoprene & Latex. Painting & Make-up techniques, Linear & Non-linear editing workstations. Video camera operation,
Studio lighting control, Still Photography, B&W Darkroom, Basic Lightwave 3-D (Amiga), Computers (Mac), Hand Shadows.
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