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School of Fine ArtsDramatic Arts

Bart Roccoberton, Jr.

Director of the Puppet Arts Program, Professor of Puppet Arts

Department of Dramatic Arts
802 Bolton Rd., Unit 1127
Storrs, Connecticut 06269-1127
Phone:  860-486-2842
Fax: 860-486-3110
Email: bp.roccoberton@uconn.edu

BA from Monclair State College in Speech/Technical Theatre; MFA from University of Connecticut in Puppet Arts. Professor Roccoberton has worked as professional Puppet Artist since 1972; for more than 15 years he has toured popular puppet performances to schools, libraries, colleges, theatres and museums from Washington, DC, to Montreal, both with his own troupe, THE PANDEMONIUM PUPPET COMPANY, and with students from the University of Connecticut and THE INSTITUTE OF PROFESSIONAL PUPPETRY ARTS. He is recognized worldwide as a leading advocate for the Puppet Arts in the United States and abroad. He serves as a counselor for the Professional Training Commission of the Union Internationale de la Marionenette which has its center in Charleville-Mezieres, France. Recently, he was elected to the Board of Trustees of UNIMA-USA.