Randy Carfagno‘s passion for designing and creating puppets began at the age of five. In a professional career that spans over 36 years, his work has appeared on Broadway, television, in feature films, theatre and commercials. Described as whimsical and meticulously crafted, Randy’s prolific work reflects a wide range of styles and abilities.
Randy developed and honed his puppet building skills by working with the best in the field. He has appeared on Broadway as a puppeteer and has also built and performed in multiple shows with international marionette master Bil Baird of Bil Baird Marionettes. Randy also worked on numerous productions with Jim Henson (Muppet) Productions.
Randy went on to found his own studio where he has continued to hone his craft and produce high quality, sculptural work. Staffed by a talented team of artisans skilled in sculpture, building, painting and design, the studio has been consistently creating high quality work for over 25 years. Specialising in all manner of character costumes, props and specialty items, the team comprises a prolific collection of artists with substantial experience in the world of entertainment and fashion. Clients include Disney, Bette Midler’s Millenium Show, Madonna, Lou Reed’s Music Video, Julie Taymor’s Lion King, Hasbro, and Broadway shows too many to mention.