Spencer has been the recipient of multiple Jim Henson Foundation Grants for his original theatrical work. His plays include Scurry, (Trusty Sidekick Theater Company at Lincoln Center), Campfire (Trusty Sidekick Theater Company at Lincoln Center), Blossom (“vivid”, “lovely, aching scenes…” - Village Voice) and The House of Atreus (Multicultural Theater Initiative). Lott was the first recipient of the Jim Henson Foundation Puppetry Residency at the O’Neill Theater Center with collaborator Liz Hara. He is a resident artist at HERE Arts developing 9000 Paper Balloons, a new puppetry work with visual artist Maiko Kikuchi. He is the Associate Artistic Director of Trusty Sidekick Theater Company (NYC).