Penny Benson

Penny Benson

Mask and Puppet Design

 

Penny Benson is an AEA actor, puppeteer and artist with over 80 stage credits and over 20 film credits in roles that demonstrate a wide spectrum of versatility in performance. She designs and builds puppets for various theater companies as well as her own theatrical productions. Her original production, Goblin Market, was produced by Connecticut Repertory Theater as part of the 2013-2014 season. She has an MFA in puppetry arts from the University of Connecticut and has taught acting, art and puppetry at the Huntington Theater and other institutions.