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Supporting health and healing for the planet through artistic spectacle, outreach, and the fine art of puppetry.


© 2019 IBEX, Inc. 


                         Heather B. Henson - Founder and President

Los Angeles  Sam Koji Hale - Producer / Director, Handmade Puppet Dreams

                        Alex U. Griffin - Film Coordinator, Handmade Puppet Dreams

New York      Brenna Ross - Associate Producer

                        Tsering Choedron - Education Program Coordinator

                        Felicia Monsanto - Executive Assistant

                        Jessica Simon - Facilities Manager

                       Margot Fitzsimons - Puppet Slam Network Coordinator

Orlando        Aimee Jordan - General Manager, Florida

                       Genevieve Bernard - Social Media Manager

Contributing Teammates 

Davey Jordan, Curtiss Mitchell, Joe Quillsong, Tecumseh Ceaser, Jason Gullo

Heather B. Henson

Founder and President

Heather Henson is a contemporary puppet artist whose work promotes harmony and healing for the planet through artistic spectacle and discussion. Backed by a degree from Rhode Island School of Design and studies at CalArts in 2000, Heather created a multi-platform production company entitled IBEX Puppetry to honor the creativity in herself and others.

Los Angeles

Sam K Hale

Producer, Handmade Puppet Dreams

Sam K. Hale is an award winning filmmaker, designer, and puppetry artist based in Los Angeles. His newest feature, “Yamasong: March of the Hollows,” featuring the voice talents of Nathan Fillion, Frida Pinto, Abigail Breslin, and Whoopi Goldberg, is currently on the festival circuit.

Alex U. Griffin

Film Coordinator, Handmade Puppet Dreams

Alex U. Griffin is an award winning cinematographer, photographer and puppeteer based in Los Angeles. He specializes in puppetry films, and most recently filmed the all-puppet feature (and HMPD adaption) “Yamasong: March of The Hollows” for Dark Dunes Productions.

New York

Brenna Ross

Associate Producer, Ibex Puppetry

Brenna Ross has worked with various institutions focused on the developments of new works including: The 24 Hour Plays, The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, SPACE on Ryder Farm and IBEX Puppetry. Recent projects include: Harmonious Migrations, Crane: on earth, in sky (IBEX Puppetry), The 24 Hour Plays on Broadway (The 24 Hour Plays), and What a Young Girl Ought to Know (Climate Nexus, Art Rising).


Education Program Coordinator, Ibex Puppetry

Tsering, aka Ciren Quzhen, of Lhasa, Tibet, has studied at the American University School of International Service. She is the Education Coordinator for IBEX Puppetry and has co-authored the following Tibetan children's books: A Little Frog and A Crow; Little Shepherd,Little Shepherd, What Are You Doing?; Lhomo Trung Trung and Dhondup.