Christopher Broholm is a  puppeteer, playwright, actor, director, and musician.  He earned his BA in theatre at Temple University in Philadelphia where he studied playwriting and Acting.

Christopher Broholm Directing Laika at the Eugene O'neill Puppetry Conference
Christopher Broholm Directing Laika at the Eugene O’neill Puppetry Conference

Christopher first learned puppetry from renowned puppeteer Robert Smythe at Temple university and has since worked with the Czechoslovak American Marionette theatre, and Loco 7. He studied with Ronnie Burkett, Derron Wood, and Richard Termine, David White, Leslie Carrera, Vit Horjes, Ferederico Restrepo and received the Emerging Artist Scholarship at the O’neill National Puppetry Conference. He has written, produced, and performed original works that have premiered at the La Mama Theatre, Black Cherry Puppet theatre, EMP Collective, and Little Salon DC. His most recent show LAIKA premiered at the Eugene O’neill Theatre Center


Known for his  Zany and intellectual takes on great animals in science Christopher Broholm leaves audiences laughing, crying, and everywhere in between.

Christopher currently lives in Baltimore Maryland.

Puppetry in Performance by Christopher Broholm