Created by Elyas Khan, Eric Novak & Sarah Provost
Directed by Sarah Provost
Puppet & Set Design by Eric Novak
Music Composed by Elyas Khan
Puppeteers: Lute Breuer, Ceili Clemens, Sam Hack, Kevin Taylor, Amanda Villalobos
Musicians: Brian Geltner, Elyas Khan, Matt Morandi, Gwen Snyder, Fred Wright
Production Stage Manager: Neelam Vaswani
Lighting Design: James Latzel
Video Design: Arya Shirazzi, Kerthy Fix and Paul Kloss
National Puppetry Festival, St. Paul, MN, 2007
Here Arts Center, NYC, 2006, (Premier)
Prelude Festival, Segal Theatre Center, CUNY, NYC, 2006
Voice 4 Vision Puppet Festival, Theater for the New City, NYC, 2005
Arts at St. Ann’s Puppet Lab, St. Ann’s Warehouse, Brooklyn, 2004 (Workshop Production)
Mabou Mines Resident Artist Program, ToRoNada Theater, NYC, 2004 (Workshop Production)
Recipient of grants from the Jim Henson Foundation, Meet the Composer, New York State Council on the Arts, and was in residence at the MacDowell Colony.
Noah's Ark at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, California is an award-winning permanent exhibit featuring found object kinetic design sculptures designed by Chris Green. Carved wooden animal heads and sculptural welding by Eric Novak. The exhibit opened in 2007.
Evolution is a short puppet piece created with found objets.
Created and Designed by Eric Novak
Jim Henson Puppetry Festival, Late Night Cabaret, PS 122, NYC, 2000
Puppet Parlour at Here Arts Center, NYC 2000
Surf Reality, NYC, 1999
The New York Spring Spectacular starring the Rockettes debuted at Radio City Music Hall in March 2015 featuring four large-scale puppets.
Director and Choreographer: Warren Carlyle
Puppet Design and Direction: Eric Novak and Matt Acheson
Fabrication: Global Creature Technology, Melbourne, Australia and Paragon Innovation Group, Toronto, Canada.
The Bacon/Mingus Triptych premiered at the Voice 4 Vision Puppet Festival at Theater for the New City, NYC in 2004.
Creator, Puppet & Set Design: Eric Novak
The piece was developed as part of the Art at St. Ann's Puppet Lab and was awarded Seed and Project Grants from the Jim Henson Foundation.
Various projects sculpted for store display in Manhattan, many while Lead Sculptor at Constructive Display, Inc.
Clients include: Scholastic Store, District Vision, Sony, Disney Store.
Omaha Symphony Christmas Celebration, Premiered 2013.
Reindeer, Penguin, and Polar Bear body puppets made from sculpted rattan and worn by singers.
Designed & built by Eric Novak.
Rex Rocket in Outer Space premiered at the Center for Puppetry Arts in Atlanta, Georgia in 1999.
Set and Puppet Design: Eric Novak
Green Halloween was an interactive family event celebrating Halloween at the World Financial Center. Puppets and exhibits were all made with up-cycled materials.
Spider Web Jamboree, Milk-Jug Skeleton Puppet, Haunted Cardboard Mansion
Client: Q&A Productions for Brookfield Properties
A short film with puppets directed by Eric Novak and Paul Kloss.
Production Design by Eric Novak
Currently in production.
The American Astronaut, 2001 - Feature length film
Written and Directed by Cory McAbee.
Puppet Design by Eric Novak
Short film written and directed by Paul Malmont, 1999
Production Design & Shadow Puppets by Eric Novak
Cow Sculpture designed by Chris Green for The Children’s Museum of South Dakota (the state’s first children’s museum), Brookings, SD.
Carved Wooden Head by Eric Novak
Installed May 2010
Puppet Opera, Premiered at La Mama, NYC, 2013
Writer & Director: Lee Breuer
John and Su Li Bunraku-style puppets sculpted and hand carved by Eric Novak
Conceptual Design for rod puppet show inspired by the music of Ween.
North American Tour, 2002 - 2005
Performed in over 150 cities
Tiger and Dragon Puppets Designed and Fabricated by Eric Novak