Arlene Thomas

Artistic Director


Arlene is the Artistic Director of Puppets & Shadows Theatre Collective. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting from the University of Windsor and has been a performer as well as a Puppeteer in the Region of Waterloo and beyond for many years. With Puppets & Shadows Theatre she has performed in Museums and Galleries all over Ontario and has created multiple productions for young audiences. She also appeared with her shadow puppets in YTV’s This is Scarlett and Isaiah. Arlene loves to sew and knit and has been known to get lost in fabric stores. She lives in Kitchener with her husband Borys and their three cats.