Puppet & Musical Consultant
Chinese Mother Jewish Daughter LLC
On the job w/choreographer Rhonda Miller
As a Consultant or Producer, Stacey uses nearly 20 years in professional puppetry and/or musical works to guide you through the production process.
Puppet design, fabrication, puppet wrangling. Casting, training, direction. Dramaturgy, song placement, choreography, and more!
Formed in 2011 as a partnership between three multi-cultural and multi-generational women, Chinese Mother Jewish Daughter LLC lives where art and entertainment collide. Under the executive watch of Stacey Weingarten, it supports diverse, original projects often with a message of inclusivity and social awareness. CMJD LLC has developed and produced the Off-Broadway family musical Rescue Rue, its sequel Runaway Rue, as well as educational family series Monica's Mixing Bowl, and musicals including Ludo's Broken Bride (a sci-fi Rock Opera/jukebox musical), 5th Republic (fka Les Enfants de Paris; a historical fiction infused with chansons and Arabic inspired tunes), and Madame (a gender-affirming operetta set at the turn of the 20th century).
Stacey served as Puppet Consultant for Blippi's Treehouse, Puppet Producer for a forthcoming NickJr Youtube pilot series, and Consulting Creative Producer (in addition to Series Episodic Director) for Reading Buddies Seasons 2 and 3 (PBS/WCNY). She has also contributed to over 10 seasons of Sesame Street* and worked with everyone from Kermit the Frog to Fallout Boy. (*Her Emmy Award is for work on the 50th Season wrangling team for the Jim Henson Co.)