CactusHead Puppets

Performing Group

CactusHead Puppets are known for their playful performance style and exuberant creativity. The West Springfield-based company was founded in 2010 by husband and wife team John and Megan Regan. Since then, they have created six shows based on favorite, familiar folktales and have toured throughout Western New England. John and Megan are both graduates of the University of Connecticut's Puppet Arts program, and are available for touring all over New England. Our current touring shows: The Pied Piper of Hamelin. Little Red Ridding Hood The Bremen Town Musicians Magnificent Monster Circus Please visit our website for descriptions and pictures of each show: CactusHead Puppets offers workshops as well as shows. We have taught workshops for many different groups, and can tailor them so you get a fun and educational workshop that fits your needs. More info on workshops here:

Primary Discipline

Theater - Puppet

Additional Disciplines

Theater - Children's


Creation of a Work of Art (Including Commissions)
Arts Instruction / Lessons
Residency - In School
Workshops / Demonstrations / Master Class
Performance / Concert / Reading

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  • Graduate of University of Connecticut Puppet Arts Program

Additional Information

  • Year founded: 2010
  • Is a Teaching Artist
  • Is a Touring Artist
  • Approx. 60 events per year
  • Geographic Reach: Surrounding States/Region
  • Seasons active: Year round