Professor, Puppet Arts
Director, Puppet Arts Program
BA from Montclair 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 40 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, Eugene O’Neill Theater Center. He is recognized worldwide as a leading advocate for the Puppet Arts in the United States and abroad. Most recently, his creative work has been focused on productions and collaborations in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.