ALEX & OLMSTED
Alex & Olmsted (Alex Vernon and Sarah Olmsted Thomas) is an internationally acclaimed puppet theater company. In recent years, they have toured the Puppet Festival Chuncheon in South Korea, the Festival de Casteliers in Montréal, The Festival of Animated Objects in Calgary, and Symphony Space in New York City. In 2019, they will have their European premiere at the Festival of Wonder in Silkeborg, Denmark. Their puppet show, "Milo the Magnificent," was awarded a 2017 Jim Henson Foundation Grant, a Greenbelt Community Foundation Grant, and received an excellent hit in the New York Times. Alex & Olmsted is a resident company at Baltimore Theatre Project. Vernon and Thomas are board members of the National Capital Puppetry Guild. They are also proud company members of Happenstance Theater with whom they have created 10 productions since 2012.