Theater Maker

Spencer Lott is a theater maker who specializes in visually driven stories.

Playwright/Director - Campfire at Lincoln Center

Playwright/Director - Campfire at Lincoln Center

Campfire was created by Spencer Lott for Trusty Sidekick Theater Company and co-produced by Lincoln Center Education. Photo by Buatti-Ramos Photography.

Director - All We Have Left

Director - All We Have Left

Spencer Lott and playwright Liz Hara were awarded the inaugural Jim Henson Foundation Residency at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center to develop their original play All We Have Left featuring puppetry by Martin P. Robinson. A workshop of this play has also been presented at LaMama (NYC). Photo by A. Vincent Scarano.

Written by Liz Hara

Directed by Spencer Lott

Puppet Design by Martin P. Robinson.

Music Direction by Emily Hope Price and Jocelyn Mackenzie.

Scenic Design by Christopher and Justin Swader.

Lighting Design by Alex Jainchill.

Stage Manager - Aubrey Near

Creator/Director - Blossom

Creator/Director - Blossom

“This ambitious production — directed by Mr. Lott, who also designed the puppets — does many things well, foremost the puppetry...”

— Laura Collins-Hughes, The New York Times

Blossom is an original play by Spencer Lott commissioned by Dixon Place for their 2016 Season. The show celebrated a three week, sold out run. Blossom was the recipient of two Jim Henson Foundation grants and Spencer Lott was the Jim Henson Foundation artist-in-residence at Dixon Place in 2016.

Written and Directed by Spencer Lott

Sound Design by Chris Gabriel

Scenic Design by Simon Harding

Lighting Design by Alex Jainchill

Puppet Design by Spencer Lott

Assistant Director - Leigh Walter

Featuring: Sam Jay Gold, Chelsea Fryer, Jamie Agnello, Robert Stevenson, Rowan Magee

Photo by Richard Termine.

9000 Paper Balloons - HERE Artist Residency Program

9000 Paper Balloons - HERE Artist Residency Program

Spencer Lott is developing a new puppet play with Japanese artist Maiko Kikuchi and writer Liz Hara as part of the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP). Estimated premiere: 2019 at HERE. Collage by Maiko Kikuchi. Visit Here.org for information.