Cecilia Cackley
Playwright, Puppeteer, Teaching Artist


Selected Plays


¡Tum Tica!: a story of music and family
Commissioned by GALA Hispanic Theatre.
Premiered October 2014. 



Blancaflor: a fairy tale
Commissioned by GALA Hispanic Theatre
Staged reading, Crossing Borders/Cruzando Fronteras Festival, Two River Theater Company, 2017. 
Full Premiere October 2017. 



Selected Devised Puppetry Works


Malevolent Creatures
Page to Stage Festival, Kennedy Center 2017

part of 'I Thought the Earth Remembered Me'
banished productions, Capital Fringe Festival

Atlas INTERSECTIONS Festival 2015, Washington DC
Winnipeg International Storytelling Festival 2015
Smithsonian Folklife Festival 2017

The Amazing and Marvelous Cabinets of Kismet
Wit's End Puppets

Elle Lit/She Reads
Avignon OFF Festival


B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies (Performing Arts), The College of William and Mary
Directing: Joy Zinoman, Studio Theater Conservatory, Washington DC
O’Neill Puppetry Conference: Workshops with Martin P. Robinson, Tim Lagasse and Leslie Carrara-Rudolph
Czech Marionette Construction and Performance: Nine-day workshop with Mirek Trejtnar and Dora Bouzkova
Festival de Titiriteros Juglares: Shadow puppet workshop with Gabriel von Fernandez
Conferencia de Mujeres Titiriteras: Caja Lambe-Lambe workshop with Gabriela Cespedes