Nov 8 - Dec 31, 2016 (no shows on 12/25 or 1/1)

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer


Clay Walker

Adapted by Jon Ludwig

Directed by Tim Sweeney

Nov 8 - Dec 31, 2016 (no shows on 12/25 or 1/1)

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Performer Headshots & Bios


Ages 4+

No shows Dec 25 or Jan 1

Rudolph soars back into town for the wonderful holiday tale that speaks to the misfit in all of us! Based on the classic television special, it’s become an Atlanta tradition. 

Your all-inclusive Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer ticket includes the live performance, Create-A-Puppet Workshop™ and admission to the Worlds of Puppetry Museum.


Puppetry Style: Rod, Black Light, Body

Create-A-Puppet Workshop™: Bumble the Abominable Snow Monster™ Hand Puppet

Mainstage Theater

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and all elements from the 1964 television special Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer © and ™ under license to Character Arts, LLC.

Performer Headshots & Bios

Anna Caudle graduated from Auburn University with a BFA in theatre performance. This is her debut performance as a puppeteer. Credits: Of Mice and Men (Serenbe Playhouse), Charlotte’s Web (Serenbe Playhouse), Character Quiz Show (Hersheypark), Charlotte’s Web (Alliance Theatre). Anna is proud to be represented by the People Store. Thank you to friends and family for their support and to the Center for Puppetry Arts for this holly, jolly experience. Happy Holidays!

Nikolas Carleo is excited to return to Christmas Town for the second year in a row. He graduated from Columbus State University with a B.F.A in Theatrical Performance and has been pursuing acting in Georgia ever since. His most recent appearances were in The Who's Tommy at the Springer Opera House and And Then They Came for Me as a part of Georgia Ensemble Theatre. He would like to thank Heather and his family for consistently supporting him and pushing him to be his best. “Don’t dream it, be it.”

Jake Krakovsky is honored to return to the Center for Puppetry Arts stage for his second production of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Since graduating from Emory University Jake has worked in the Atlanta area as an actor, playwright, director, teaching artist, and puppeteer.  In addition to his degree in Theater Studies, Jake has studied Physical Theater at the Accademia dell'Arte in Arezzo, Italy. Up next Jake can be seen in a variety of roles in Play the Play with Cat the Cat at the Alliance Theatre, part of their "Theatre for the Very Young" series.  He owes everything he is and does to his family, friends, and teachers, and their seemingly endless support and love. He considers himself a very lucky boy to get to play puppets every day — please enjoy the show!

Anna Claire Walker is an actor/puppeteer in the Atlanta area, originally from Birmingham, Alabama. She earned her BFA in Musical Theatre from Auburn University where some of her favorite credits included Sally Bowles in Cabaret, Lysistrata in Lysistrata, and Violet in 9 to 5: The Musical. Her Center for Puppetry Arts credits include Space! and The Little Pirate Mermaid.

Sarah Beth Moseley is thrilled to make her puppetry debut with the Center this season! This Newnan, GA native has been performing in the city since completing her apprenticeship with the Atlanta Shakespeare Company. She has continued there as an acting company member and teaching artist, while exploring any and all other creative endeavors that are presented. Some of her favorite productions include; A Midsummer Night's Dream (ASC), The Tempest (ASC), (ASC), What Happened (New Origins), and Unnecessary Monsters (Stage Door). Sarah Beth hopes that you will have just as much fun in Christmastown as she does!


Dolph Amick is an Atlanta actor, musician and composer. Recent scores for the Center for Puppetry Arts include Shake A Tale Feather with Mother Goose; Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type; and the upcoming Pete the Cat (Center for Puppetry Arts). He appeared recently in Pump Boys and Dinettes and Almost Heaven: John Denver's America for Georgia Ensemble Theatre. Upcoming Center appearances will include Mighty Bug and Pete the Cat. He is currently musically active as country-punk singer Pussy Akins, troubadour Wicked Pete Speakeasy of Three Quarter Ale, and dolly of electro-pop band burndollies. He wishes to offer his love to the hilarious, passionate, energizing cast of Rudolph, and very special thanks to his amazing stage manager, Jessica, and inspiring producer, Liz, for all of their graceful and genuine support. As ever, his undying love to his amazing wife, Kara, and his beautiful son, Valentine. Finally, he wishes all of you peace, love and harmony with your fellow humans this holiday season.