Chris M. Green (performer/puppeteer)
Chris M. Green is a designer, puppeteer, and composer. His theatrical works have been presented over the past 14 years in venues including The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Brooklyn's St. Anne's Warehouse, a basketball court in the Himalayas, and Taiwan's legendary Gu-Ling Street Theater, among others. His performance works have been commissioned by Dream Music Puppetry (Lyubo, 2005), Great Small Works (Urban Flotsam, 2008), the Playbox Ensemble Theater Taipei (Tin Lightning, 2006), and M.M.S.S. School for Orphan Girls, India (Hunter's Monsoon, 1999). In 2002, he co-founded The Strandzha Project, a forum for American and Bulgarian puppeteers to interpret Bulgarian archaeological material. In 2005, he founded Chris Green Kinetics, a design collective creating interactive installations based on sustainability initiatives. His installation work has received awards of excellence from the American Association of Museums, Themed Entertainment Association, and the American Institute of Architects. Most recently, he is a 2009 recipient of a Creative Capital grant for the site-specific project Ultra-Local Sublime.