Consulting + Collaboration

Available to meet with and work closely with theatres, directors, artists, teachers and students to explore every creative possibility and develop concepts that will determine future projects while keeping an overall vision (and budget) in mind.


Classes and workshops can be customized to meet the needs of your existing students, teachers, directors and upcoming productions. Programming is also availabe at the  StageWorthy Arts studio which is located in McKinney, Texas.

Design + Fabrication

  • Able to design and build both small and large scale characters, puppets, props and scenery

  • Specializes in hand-powered, mechanical, articulated and/or moving designs

  • Sculptural costuming, body puppets and headpieces

  • Production scenery, window dressing, installations and space transformation

  • Commision builds and build-to-rent options

Rentals + Build to Rent

StageWorthy Arts provides unique and one of a kind rentals, designed and constructed by Melissa Patrello. Build-to-rent, customized options are also available.

StageWorthy Puppet Class Workshop
Dragon Puppet by StageWorthy Arts
StageWorthy Arts Handmade Inventory
Simba Headpiece by StageWorthyArts
Pinocchio's Nose for Shrek
Character Design by StageWorthy Arts
StageWorthy Arts Puppet Maker