David Carranza received his Bachelor's Degree of Music/Music Education from the University of North Texas. As a Certified Teacher, he uses the Puppetry Arts as his medium for teaching.
Carol Carranza is an artist. She studied art with the late Jeannine Campbell. Carol designs and paints the backgrounds and sets, and she also designs and sews all the beautiful costumes. Together they write the
scripts for all their productions.
The Carranzas delight in working with children in the schools. They enjoy bringing Children's Literature to life for them through their Puppetry Arts.
Mr. and Mrs. Carranza started out in puppetry as a hobby in 1977. They are founding members of the Greater Houston Puppetry Guild, and they are also members of the Puppeteers of America. They have performed at a National Puppeteers of America Festival in Tahlequah, OK, and at three Regional Puppetry Festivals in Austin, TX, New Orleans, LA, and Addison (Dallas), TX.
Carranza Puppets, a Texas Touring Artist, brings children's literature to life. The play has original, fully orchestrated music is in keeping with the literary integrity of this "Arabian Nights" story.
Present this highly regarded program for your children in your school or theater! It holds their attention and makes literature memorable. The literature connections of this program inspires reading in your children that can last a lifetime!