Set Design for Theatre Howl
Mostly set design, and a little bit of shadow puppetry as well for the show Aiden Flynn Lost His Brother So He Makes Another. Theatre Howl was part of the 2015/2016 LiveFive season in Saskatoon, SK.
2nd Festival Kick Off!
2nd International Puppet Underground Film Festival Plus. Here with the amazing Prairie Puppet Underground crew. Left to Right: myself (Rowan Pantel), Kenn Mcelod, Berny Hi, and Chrystene Ells.
Fantastic week working with Jim Kroupa and all the other Kroupies for The Howdy-Do Show. Great time at the 2015 National Puppetry Conference this year at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center.
Rehearsal for Sit By My Side with Leah Ogawa.
Sit By My Side - O'Neill 2015
Written by : Rowan Pantel Performed by: Leah Ogawa (left), Rowan Pantel (right), Gina Botello (not shown) Directed by : Gina Botello Puppet Construction: Kenn Mcleod, and Rowan Pantel Photo credit: Richard Termine
Sit By My Side
The wonderful accompaniment of Melissa Dunphy.
So much work to get that lip syncing down. Rehearsal for Jim Kroupa's The Howdy-Do Show. Thanks to Lex Rudd for being my partner for this act. Photo credit: Richard Termine
Prairie Puppet Underground
From Left to Right: Berny Hi, Chrystene Ells, Kenn McLeod and Rowan Pantel. Photo Credit: Sean Dennie Taken at the 2015 International Fesitval of Animated Objects in Calgary, AB.
Fade to Grey - 2015
Mrs. Grey from my new film "Fade to Grey". Feb 2015.
On set with Mrs. Grey for new film.
Setting it up! On Set with Berny Hi for my new film "Fade to Grey". Feb 2015.
Fade to Grey set.
Puppet sets in the workshop. Helping out Alex Griffin for his
An unbelievable week in the workshop at the 2014 O'Neill Puppetry Conference. Learned how to build from Jim Rose, and Philip Huber helped the group learn how to walk ;-)
Trying to figure out marionette posture with the very patient and kind Philip Huber.
Mike & The Goose
Grandpa Mike with Little Mike
My first adventures in puppetry! Mike & the Goose is based off of the true childhood story of my Grandpa Mike. Created as part of "This Big World", 3D Puppet Film Workshop – Lead by Chrystene Ells. Saskatchewan Filmpool Cooperative. Regina, SK
Banff Puppetry Intensive in Jan 2014, with Peter Balkwill & Juanita Dawn, the Old Trout Puppet Workshop
The soon to be Headless Girl is ready for her entrance.
Banff Intensive 2014
Banff Final Performance