CB GOODMAN is an artist specializing in creating theatre that wrestles with the American dream and incorporates disparate source materials, original writing, and puppetry. Her work has been presented at venues in Austin, New Orleans, Charlotte, and New York City; and she has worked with such artists as Obie and Bessie award-winning theatre artist Dan Hurlin, director, designer, and puppet artists Tom Lee and Lake Simons, and fifth-generation traditional puppetry master Koryu Nishikawa V, whose company has been named an Intangible Cultural Asset by the city of Tokyo. CB Goodman collaborates with multiple emerging and established artists as a director and designer and teaches theatre making. She is currently a fellow at the Target Margin Theatre Institute and a former artist-in-resident at Dixon Place; she holds and MFA in Theatre from Sarah Lawrence College, a BS in filmmaking from The University of Texas at Austin, and trained with Philippe Gaulier, SITI Company, and Atlantic Theatre Company. Her last project was the curation of a puppetry and object theatre works-in-progress festival, Puppet BloK, in New York City. She has taught multiple workshops in making new work, experimental writing for the stage, puppetry, movement for performance, and comedic improvisation. Her current project *some humans were harmed in the making of this show, based on the life of Topsy the elephant, will have a workshop production in Austin, Texas in February 2018.