Credits & Past Work:

Child's Play NY

~~ Teaching Artist / Costume Designer { 2015 to present }

Brooklyn Arts Council

~~ Grant Recipient 2014 & 2016 

Signature Theater

~~ Costume Tech / Seasonal Stitcher { 2015 to present }

Shakespeare in the Park / The Public Theater

~~ Wardrobe Supervisor / Costume Tech { 2010 to 2016 }

Juilliard Costume Shop 

~~ Costume Tech / Seasonal Stitcher {2012 to 2017}

Oneomatopoeia Theater Company

~~ Costume Designer {4 Productions / 2011 to 2013}

The Fairytale Experiment: Collaborative Theater Workshops

~~ Founder and Creative Director {2007 to 2010}


Wesleyan University

~~ B.A. in Film Studies & Production

Fashion Institute of Technology

~~ Costume Design & Construction /  Wardrobe Techniques

“Part celestial creature, part sophisticated human” is how Charlotte Lily Gaspard has been described by Faerie Magazine when contemplating the ethereal artist and her work in one of their features. Shadow puppet artist, educator and children’s entertainer, Charlotte’s mission is to activate imaginations and celebrate playfulness wherever she goes.
Charlotte is the founder and artistic director of Midnight Radio Show, a shadow puppet sci-fi fairytale theater company based in Brooklyn, NYC. She designs puppets for theater & film, including “A Snowy Day & Other Stories by Ezra Jack Keats.” Mommy Poppins declares, “The incredible shadow puppets will amaze the audience.” Along with puppets, Charlotte also creates costumes for theatre & film projects. She  teaches at Child’s Play NY, a children’s theater company, and leads puppetry & theatre workshops all over NYC and beyond.

Collaborations & Publications:

"The Little Mushroom"

Short Film; Written & Directed by John Reed

~~ Shadow Puppet Artist & Art Direction

"The Snowy Day and Other Stories by Ezra Jack Keats"

at St. Luke's Theater; Directed by Julia Beardsley O'Brien 

~~ Shadow Puppet Artist & Puppetry Director

Mommy Poppins Review of "Snowy Day"

NY Times Article for "Snowy Day"

"Verses at Work" 

Feature Film; Directed by Lucas Mendez, Written by Malik Work

~~ Shadow Puppet Artist / Actor

Official Trailer : "Verses at Work"

Faerie Magazine : Feature Article by Alexis Lass

"Charlotte Lily Gaspard's Shadow Puppet Theater"

Brooklyn Paper : Mermaid Lagoon Review

"The Big Mermaids: Flippers on Full Display"

"Rhinoceros" at Gene Frankel Theater

Play directed by Thomas Gordon; Onomatopoeia Theatre Company

~~ Shadow Puppet Artist

"Gregg, Pearl & the Girl from Craigslist"

Short Film; by Heloise Wilson & Gregg Thompson

~~ Shadow Puppet Artist / Voice Actor

Midnight Radio Show

Charlotte Lily Gaspard

Shadow Puppet Theatre & Fairytale Variety Show