“New stars of puppetry!”
Librarian, Agawam Public Library, MA


  • Michelle Smith-Carrigan and Mark Carrigan  have been entertaining people for over 15 years. 

  • The Puppet People have performed at many schools, theatres, festivals, libraries, museums, community centers and churches throughout New York State, Massachusetts and Vermont.

  • They have worked contractually with : Capital Repertory Theatre; WXXA-FOX/ Channel 23; The Egg; Steamer 10 theatre; Actors’ Collaborative, Inc.; Arts in Education(Capital Region Center-Lincoln Center Institute).

  • The Puppet People create all their own puppets, scenery and scripts.

  • All of their shows use many different styles of puppetry.

  • Each show is unique and distinct unto itself.

  • They toured nationally with the Bennington Marionettes with whom they performed at Lincoln Center.