Blair Thomas is a puppeteer and director/designer who has been working in Chicago for the past 30 years. Blair is delighted to work with Lookingglass again. His first puppet show as an adult artist, staged as a late-night performance at the Edge of the Lookingglass space in 1989, became You Hold My Heart Between Your Teeth, the first production of Redmoon Theater, which he co-founded, directed and co-directed until 1998. At the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago he has staged Pierrot Lunaire (2006), The Ox-Herder’s Tale (2008) and Moby Dick (2016). Blair previously designed puppets for Lookingglass’ Mr. and Mrs. Pennyworth. He is the founder and artistic director of the Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival.

Bio as of 2018