Abby Palen


Abby Palen is an award-winning Cincinnati-based artist with a wide array of talents. Trained in both acting and art, they have a variety of experiences spanning from crafting puppets, to directing, to event curation. Acting credits include Liz in Our Country’s Good, Socrates the Spider in Cinderella, and Bev in Clyborne Park. They have created puppets for Spooky Dreamland, Moving the Mountain, GLOW Cincinnati, and FOUND; Windows of Wonder Cincinnati. They have devised multiple toured shows for national fringe festivals, including Staged and Moving the Mountain. Training includes an acting BFA degree from the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music, working as an Apprentice to the Bread and Puppet Theatre Company, and serving as an acting apprentice at Ensemble Theatre Of Cincinnati (current).

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