Lionheart Puppet Company

About Us


Hello and welcome to Lionheart Puppets! Based out of Vernon, CT we pride ourselves on producing fine productions for family audiences.

What is the Lionheart Puppet Company?

Drawing from a rich history of classic stories and fairy tales, the Lionheart Puppet Company is dedicated to the production of quality puppet shows for audiences of all ages. We have a small, but growing, selection of touring shows that we can bring to your school, library, or other events.

Recently we were feature on the CPTV series "Sharing Connecticut: Five to Nine". 

 For more information about our touring shows, including pricing, please see our"Touring Shows" page.

In addition to our regular shows, Lionheart Puppets now offers simple puppet workshops for small groups of children 7-10.

Who are we?


 Matthew Leonard

The Lionheart Puppet Company is owned and operated primarily by Matthew K. Leonard, who holds a BFA in Puppet Arts from the University of Connecticut. Mr. Leonard has worked for other puppet companies including, Purple Rock Productions, The Great Arizona Puppet Theater and the Paper Moon Marionettes. He has served as an officer for the Garden State Puppet Guild and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the CT Guild of Puppetry.

 Siobhan Leonard

Siobhan Leonard is the composer and web master for the Lionheart Puppet Company. She is also an elementary school music teacher for grades K-6.

last updated 04/26/2012