John Ellingson

John is the associate artistic director at Northwest Children's Theater (NWCT), and his artistic stamp has been on every NWCT production since 2006. Favorite productions include NWCT's Starling series, for which John recently designed and fabricated 25 original puppets, and Mary Poppins, which was the recipient of 7 Drammy Awards including Outstanding Achievement in Properties Design; and 6 PAMTAs including Outstanding Set Design. Other memorable productions include Elephant & PiggieJames and the Giant Peach (2013 Drammy recipient for Special Design), The BFG (2012 Drammy Award for Outstanding Mask Design), Busytown, Snow White, Pinocchio, The Wizard of Oz, Go, Dog. Go!, and Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. John studied puppetry in the U.K. as a recipient of the Portland Civic Theatre Guild’s Leslie O. Fulton Fellowship.