Dorothy james


Dorothy James is a Brooklyn-based puppeteer, educator, and maker of tiny things.   She has performed with Basil Twist (Hansel & Gretel, Michigan Opera Theatre), Wakka Wakka (Made In China, The Immortal Jellyfish Girl), the Columbus Symphony Orchestra (Petrushka, Giants Are Small), the Rockettes (The New York Spectacular, Radio City), and is a puppeteer for the new children’s series Moon and Me (BBC, Andrew Davenport). Her work has also been seen at the Kennedy Center, Arena Stage, the Jim Henson Carriage House, St. Ann’s Warehouse, 59E59, Dixon Place, La MaMa and overseas in Norway and the Czech Republic.  Dorothy is a co-creator of Bill’s 44th, which is currently in development with St. Ann’s Puppet Lab, and for which she received a Jim Henson Foundation Grant.  Dorothy is also a co-creator/intern of the Late Night Puppet Talk Show With Special Guest, a 100% live, 100% improvised puppet catastrophe performed Saturday nights at 10pm on More at