SARAH FRECHETTE is an artist, puppeteer and founder of PUPPETKABOB, a puppet company that has toured nationally to schools, libraries, theaters, museums and festivals. She is a graduate of the University of Connecticut's Puppetry Arts Program. Since then, Sarah has developed three full length productions, toured internationally, and received the prestigious UNIMA citation of excellence.

As Artistic Director of Puppetkabob, Sarah blends science and history with puppetry arts to create for audiences a dynamic and interactive theater experience. The artist collective Night Shade and Puppetkabob teamed up to perform Secret of the Spider at the 2014 New Orleans International Puppet Festival.   

Sarah studied marionettes in Germany with Legendary Master Puppeteer Albrecht Roser and has performed with marionettes across the U.S., Germany, Austria and China. She toured with the marionette rock-opera Don't Trust Anyone Over Thirty with Phillip Huber, for which Sarah made the puppets costumes.   

For studio work, Sarah has a background in Live-Action puppetry and Stop-Motion animation creating for galleries, theaters, television and film. Sarah has designed puppets for multiple stage productions at Portland Center Stage including The 39 Steps and I love to Eat. She played Penny Pup on the PBS children's television series Seemore's Playhouse. She has created costumes for stop-motion animation earning credits in several commercials and the feature film ParaNorman.  

Nameplate by artist Stef Choi of  Belly & Bones

Nameplate by artist Stef Choi of Belly & Bones