Michelle Berne – Executive Director

Michelle Berne is an internationally renowned  interdisciplinary,  multi-media artist who specializes in community celebrations. She has created processions, “people powered” parades, spectacles, and site specific performances involving thousands of participants and tens of thousands of spectators.

She collaborates with cities and organizations to co-create “people-powered” parades, spectacles, and site-specific performances which most often feature her 10-15 foot giant puppets.

From France to Florida, Los Angeles to Taiwan, her work brings joy and spectacular scale to events, which spark the imagination and ignite the human spirit.