About Ann Legunn

Ann Legunn has over 40-years of experience in professional theater and puppetry.

During that time, she has developed a wide range of educational and instructional skills. These include:

• Facilitating group activities and projects—using a working knowledge of group dynamics—to help people to make their own artistic discoveries

• Conducting workshops for teachers and students in a variety of crafts and skills:

– Visual arts—painting, drawing, woodworking, puppet making

– Sculpture—molds and casting

– Costuming—designing, sewing, pattern making, needle crafts

– Creative Dramatics—playwriting, improvisation, movement, music, dance, mime.

Ann’s theater skills comes from extensive and varied performance experiences:


• Artistic Director of the Puppetree, Inc.:

– Created and directed a shadow puppet play of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

– Artist-in-Residence at a variety of Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine public schools, parks and recreation departments, and community theaters

• Performer in Carol Langstaff’s Flock Dance Company, Star Mountain VT

• Performer at RiverFest and other local cultural events


• Camp Manaqua, Wisconsin ‘99

• Camp Aloha Hive, Fairlee VT ’97 and `98

• Camp Chateaugay , Merrill NY ’96


• Integrated Arts programs at:

– Bradford Elementary School . Bradford , VT (2003)

– Cornish Elementary School , Cornish, NH

• The Flatbush Family Network Puppetry Workshops ( Brooklyn , NY )—’98 BACA Grant

• P. S. 217’s New Community Theatre ( Brooklyn , NY )—’97 BACA Grant & One City Awards

• P.S. 107/Park Slope Geriatric Day Center ( Brooklyn , NY ) Intergenerational Program—’96 BACA Grant

• Hempstead , NY Parks and Recreation Department

• Madison , Wisconsin Department of Parks and Recreation

• North Carolina Council for the Arts at Clemson University


• Captain Kangaroo for CBS Television Guest Star

• Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular

• Industrial Film “His Master’s Voice” for RCA Records

• Scott Newman Foundation, with Joanne Woodward & Paul Newman,
Drug Abuse Film (directed by Julie Taymar)

• Bill Baird Marionettes

• Asolo State Theater, Sarasota , Florida

• The Grove Street Theater, New York , New York

• Golden Apple Dinner Theater, Sarasota , Florida

• The Ohio Valley Summer Theater