Molly Allis is an artist, educator, filmmaker and musician. Her work focuses largely on celebrating children and community. She studied directing and design for theater at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, with a focus in puppetry. During that time she worked with the renowned Bread & Puppet theater in Vermont, as well as Great Small Works Toy Theater Company in Brooklyn. She has created animations that have won awards internationally, including at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, the Brooklyn Academy of Music, the Madrid Experimental Film Festival, and the Linoleum Festival in Moscow. In 2014, she received her MFA from California Institute of the Arts, with a focus in Integrated Media. At Occidental College, the City of Santa Monica Cultural Affairs, and Kidspace Children’s Museum, among other organizations, she has created interactive installations that take people through imaginary worlds. She teaches children how to create stop-motion animated videos, build sculptures out of recycled materials, and construct puppets. Originally from Boston, Molly lives in Los Angeles with her partner and their two dogs.