Penny Walter

MA. Education

Penny is the writer, producer, and director of original mini-musicals that she performs at schools, festivals, libraries, camps, museums, parks, theaters, recreation centers, farmers’ markets anywhere kids and families gather.

Owner of Penny's Puppet Productions: A one woman Puppet company (June 2002- Present)


Portland State University Portland, OR: 
Masters of Curriculum and Instruction; 
June 2001

Teaching Certification:

Elementary education (Early childhood emphasis) 

July 2000

Masters thesis:

on Teaching with puppets in the Classroom.

M.A. Education -emphasis early childhood

Minor in Music Ed.


National Storytelling Network Puppeteers of America. Portland Storytellers Guild Portland Story Theater, Columbia Association of Puppeteers, NAEYC Member.

Puppeteers of America.

NSN: National Storytelling Network.

Portland Story Theater.

National Association for the education of Young Children (NAEYC)

Columbia Association of Puppeteers

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Puppet Productions

Penny has performed thousands of shows since 2002 (here are a few samples of where)

Some schools where Penny has performed:

  • Pre-K

  • Albina Headstart

  • Beach Pre-K

  • Faubion Pre-K

  • KinderCare

  • Bright Horizon

  • Child’s Play

  • Milagro

  • Rosa Parks Pre-K

  • K-3

  • Ainsworth

  • Bachman

  • Chief Joseph

  • Glencoe

  • Irvington

  • Oregon Episcopal

  • Sunnyside

  • Woodstock

Some libraries where Penny has performed:

  • Bandon Public Library

  • Beaverton City Library

  • Bend Public Library

  • Clackamas County Library

  • Cottage Grove Public Library

  • Deschutes Public Library

  • Lane Library District

  • Estacada Public Library

  • Forest Grove City Library

  • Hillsboro Public Library

  • Washington County Library

  • Klamath County Library

  • Lake Oswego Public Library

  • Multnomah County Library

  • Mt. Angel Public Library

  • Salem Public

Festivals Include:

  • Anchorage Soltice Festival

  • Bend Octoberfest

  • Grotto Festival of Lights

  • Hearing Voices Story Festival

  • Lincoln City Kite Festival

  • Muddy Boot Fair

  • Puppet-Ganza

  • Sandy Mountain Festival Sherwood Robin Hood Festival

  • Tapestry of Tales

  • West Linn Art in the Park