Kathleen O’Shea David

Kathleen O’Shea David

Kathleen O’Shea David started working with puppets when she was 2 and over 50 years later she is still “wiggling dolls” for fun and profit. Along the way she picked up a quite few more skills and careers.

She has done just about everything from cancer research to rock and roll. Some of her favorite jobs have been in puppetry, theater, and publishing.

She is a published writer with a Doctor Who story in the Big Finish anthology Short Trips: Qualities of Leadership among others. She worked on Star Wars: The New Jedi Order with Shelly Shapiro. She has had a number of short stories in published in various anthologies She created the series Headcases with her husband.

Her costumes have won awards at a number science fiction conventions both for performance and workmanship. She has also created costumes for film and stage. She is a former employee of the Center for Puppetry Arts in Atlanta. Her puppets are in collections all over the world.

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