“The puppets seemed so alive that they brought a new energy to the show. Cheryl is a wonderful collaborator. She has tremendous enthusiasm and fantastic ideas, but is also a very good listener.”

–Hallie Donner, Director, Alumni Theater Company


Alumni Theater Production of Avenue Q–rehearsal shot.

Need a puppet for your theater production, pageant, parade or party? Contact Studio Capezzuti for a conversation and quote about your idea. The studio specializes in custom look-alike puppets either from silicone and polyfoam or papier mâché  as well as imaginary creatures in a variety of sizes from hand puppets to parade-sized puppets. Pattern-making and pre-production design work is also available.


Mayor Peduto with Puppet Peduto at Pittsburgh’s Bicentennial Parade.

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