Jonathan has been working with puppets for over 30 years. He retired from the Nashville Fire Department
and moved to Orlando, where he founded “West Puppets.” He then worked with Orange County Public
Schools as an Exceptional Student Education Teacher for 10 years.
As a Professional Marionette
Puppeteer, he has also worked with the City of Orlando Puppetroupe, Pinocchio’s Marionette Theater,
Puppets on Hand, IBEX Puppetry and Am-Jam Productions. He is currently the President of the Central
Florida Puppet Guild and a member of Puppeteers of America.
Jonathan has had the pleasure of working
with some of the best puppeteers from around the country and has taken that knowledge to create
original, entertaining puppet shows for children and families to enjoy throughout Florida.