Dino Puppet Meet and Greet
Suggested for elementary school/family audiences.
Come and meet one of our Dinosaur Puppets and a Puppeteer from the Museum's Performing Arts team in this virtual performance. They will share how they work together with paleontologists to help bring science to "life" through puppetry!
The Performing Arts Team at NHMLA
The team behind the Performing Arts department at the Natural History Museums of Los Angeles County creates live theatrical performances based on our exhibits, research, collections, and events. Learn more about this unique program here.
Spanish interpretation will be available with Zoom registration on mobile devices and PCs (not compatible with Chromebooks).
To enable the Spanish interpretation feature in Zoom:
- Open Zoom; once in you will see a button for ‘Interpretation’ on the bottom right of the screen.
- Click the button and choose: ‘Spanish’.
- If you’d prefer for original audio be be muted, choose the ‘Interpretation’ button again and select ‘Mute Original Audio’
Eli Presser, Puppeteer and Technical Supervisor, Performing Arts
Eli Presser is a puppetry artist and educator working in Los Angeles and Düsseldorf. He has worked as a teaching artist for a variety of institutions, including The California Institute of the Arts, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, The Gallery 37 Center for the Arts, and The Skirball Cultural Center. In his current role as Technical Supervisor for the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County’s Performing Arts Program, Eli continues to teach and create with a focus on the intersection of art, science, and history.
Jonathan Williams, Puppeteer, Performing Arts
Jonathan Williams is a professional actor and puppeteer. He has worked at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County for almost ten years as a Performing Artist for the Performing Arts program. He enjoys reading, dancing, and playing all manner of games.
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