Alex Kahn is artistic director of Processional Arts Workshop, a non-profit arts ensemble that creates site-specific parades and Carnivalesque events worldwide, including the giant puppet performances that lead New York’s Village Halloween Parade. They have created large-scale works for Trinidad Carnival, Istanbul’s EON Festival, the PEN World Voices Festival, Socrates Sculpture Park, and the Henson International Festival of Puppet Theatre, as well as in communities ranging from the Italian Alps to rural Texas. Their work has been recognized with numerous awards, including a Fulbright Scholarship to Trinidad, a CEC Artslink Grant for Ukraine, a Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation Grant, and the Roman Witt Visiting Artist Fellowship at University of Michigan. Learn more about PAW at Mask -making workshop with Master Puppeteer and Artist -in- Residence Alex Kahn