With formal training in classical music, woodworking, and movement arts, (deleted “German-born) Bernd Ogrodnik has been a prominent figure in the world of puppetry since 1986. He has toured the globe as a performer, lecturer and director, and won numerous awards. For the past ten years, he has been the Master Puppeteer with the National Theatre of Iceland, but as of June 2012 Bernd Ogrodnik will take up residence in British Columbia.

Stephanie Filippi, Prologue for the Performing Arts