Liebe Wetzel, Artistic Director, Object Choreographer
Liebe debuted her award-winning style of ordinary object puppetry in 1999. She has written over 14 shows winning many awards including the S.F. Bay Guardian Goldie Award for best new theater talent, Best of Fringe and Top Box Office Hit in the 2001 S.F. Fringe Festival and 2004 S. F. Fringe Festival. The Company performed for the San Francisco Opera in 2005 in Pique Dame and has toured internationally. She is a graduate of Dell’Arte School of Physical Theatre, and has trained with Keith Johnstone at the Loose Moose Theatre in Canada. She holds a BA in Biology and Biochemistry from Rice University. Liebe and Lunatique Fantastique have received grants and awards from The Henson Foundation, Zellerbach, CA$H, Montalvo Artist Residency Program, Marin Arts Council, and a Rockefeller Foundation M.A.P grant.