Producer Testimonials

CEC&Fdisney“One of our premier community based art organizations, Celebration Arts creatively ‘walks it’s talk’.”

– Jan Williamson, Exec. Director, 18th street Arts Center

GPP9“The highlight of the kids time is the Celebration Arts puppets, who spin magic for these little ones, twirling and dancing among them. It is a wondrous addition to the event which enchants them all.”

– Linda Jenner, Producer, Very Special Arts Festival


“The parade was truly the highlight of the day. It was incredible, the colors, music and joy permeating the air! It was the perfect symbol of our mission.”

– Beth Tishler, Inner City Arts


“The magical Giant Puppets of Celebration Arts speak to the breadth and depth of Michelle Berne’s imagination and heart.  She is truly the inspiration that fuels this wonderful expression.”

– Nicole Werner, Community Programs Manager,
Los Angeles County Arts Commission


“Celebration Arts is a vital member of Santa Monica’s arts community. The Celebration Arts puppets are a beloved presence at many of our community events and Ms. Berne’s coordination of our SMARTS in the Schools program has been invaluable.”

– Hamp Simmons, City of Santa Monica Div. Cultural Affairs