Massachusetts
Profile Type: Artist
Artist
Honey Goodenough

Honey Goodenough is educator/puppeteer/clown/magician and Resident Teaching Artist at Puppet Showplace Theater in Boston. She has assisted with Heather Henson’s Ibex Puppetry productions and also as Production Manger. She founded Good Hearted Entertainment and performs “WORD PLAY” and “Sock Monkey Circus," which debuted in China last year as part of the AEMI Clown Comedy Festival. She is one of the few female Marionette performers to tour throughout the Puppet Slam Network. She is pleased to present her work in the National Puppet slam at the Center for Puppetry Arts for the 4th time. She received a Jim Henson Foundation Seed Grant to produce "Handle with Care." Credits include "The Fuzz" on Hulu, and puppeteered on the Sia video "Clap Your Hands" which received an Aria in Australia. She has worked with Kathy Mullen and Michael Frith via No Strings International. She has also worked on videos from Comedy Central and Buzzfeed.  

She has also taught a wide variety of professional development courses for educators and aspiring puppeteers at Brooklyn College, the University of Utah, and City College CUNY. Honey is a trained marionette performer and has performed with PuppetWorks, and toured nationally with the National Marionette Theatre and Frisch Marionettes. Honey holds an MA in Educational Theater from New York University, and a BA in Theater Crafts and Technology from the University of Texas, Austin. Goodheartedshows.com  Email: Honey@PuppetShowplace.org

Additional Links: 
"Word Play" uses clowning and puppetry to take audiences on an adventure through the alphabet. Words come to life in the hands of two skilled performers, who clown around with sounds and letters to create dozens of characters and imaginative scenes.
Good Hearted Entertainment presents “Handle with Care,” the story of a family told through its toys, treasures, and keepsakes. . Using shadow puppetry, object puppetry, and marionettes, "Handle with Care" is the journey of a family thru life, love, Loss.
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I Have Worked With

  • June 2017

    Honey Goodenough is a puppeteer, educator, and children’s party entertainer. Her company, Good Hearted Entertainment, created the literacy-based puppet show Word Play as part of the 2016 Puppet Showplace Incubator program. In 2017, she became Puppet Showplace Theater's first resident teaching artist after years of experience working with diverse student populations in greater Boston, New York City, Vermont, and Texas. She has also taught a wide variety of professional development courses for educators and aspiring puppeteers at Brooklyn College, the University of Utah, and City College CUNY.

    Honey is a trained marionette performer and has performed with PuppetWorks, and toured nationally with the National Marionette Theatre and Frisch Marionettes. She has also produced and performed in Puppet Slams across the country. Her new solo show, Sock Monkey Circus, toured in China in fall 2017. Honey holds an MA in Educational Theater from New York University, and a BA in Theater Crafts and Technology from the University of Texas, Austin. Email: Honey@PuppetShowplace.org

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Contact Information

First Name: 
Honey
Job Title/Position: 
Puppeteer/Educator/Children's Entertainer
Physical Address: 
Boston, MA 02135
Last Name: 
Goodenough
Phone: 
5127990507

About

Profile Type: 
Artist
Primary Discipline: 
Theater - Children's
Additional Disciplines: 
Dance - General
Theater - General
Theater - Children's
Theater - Circus
Theater - Puppet
Theater - Solo / One-Person Show
Theater - Storytelling
Theater - Variety / Vaudeville
Visual/Crafts - General
Visual/Crafts - Dolls / Soft Sculpture
Visual/Crafts - Experimental
Visual/Crafts - Fiber
Visual/Crafts - Light Art
Visual/Crafts - Mixed Media
Visual/Crafts - Painting
Visual/Crafts - Paper
Visual/Crafts - Sculpture
Year Founded: 
2017
Populations Served: 
Adults
Businesses
Elders
Families
General Public
Immigrant Populations
LGBTQ Populations
Nonprofits
People with Disabilities
School Groups
Teens
Veteran/Active Duty Military Personnel
Youth-At-Risk
Languages Available: 
Spanish
Institution/Business Type: 
Artist (Individual)
Activities and Services: 
Art Sales
Community Arts
Creation of a Work of Art (Including Commissions)
Curriculum Development
Performance / Concert / Reading
Professional Development / Training
Residency - Community
Residency - In School
Residency - Other
Theater Technical Production
Workshops / Demonstrations / Master Class
Events Per Year: 
150
Seasons Active: 
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
Geographic Reach: 
Multi-County Region
Multi-State Region
International

I am a Teaching Artist

Teaching Settings: 
Afterschool Program
Arts and Cultural Center / Venue
Community Site / Center
Healthcare Facility
Private Studio
School / University
Subject Areas: 
Arts Integration - Communications
Arts Integration - English Language / Literacy
Arts Integration - English as a Second Language
Arts Integration - Science / Technology / Engineering
Design
Literature
Theater
Visual/Crafts
Ages Served: 
Pre-Kindergarten-age
Elementary School-age
Middle School-age
High School-age
College-Age
Adults
Seniors
Certifications / Training: 
MA in Educational Theater from NYU
BA in Theater and Dance, in Costume Crafts and Technology