WAYNE WHITE (Production Designer/Animator) - Wayne has won three Emmys for his set and puppet designs for Pee Wee's Playhouse. His other television work includes production design for Riders in the Sky, Shining Time Station and Peter Gabriel's music video Big Time. Wayne, who has created and directed several short films and cartoons, began his career as an illustrator for The New York Times and The Village Voice.
MARK MOTHERSBAUGH (Music Director) - Mark has worked extensively composing for television series, feature films and more than 150 commercials. He was nominated for an Emmy Award for his work on Adventures in Wonderland for the Disney Channel, and was nominated for Emmys twice before for his Pee Wee's Playhouse compositions. Mark has also composed for and played with a number of pop music groups and artists including Devo, the Rolling Stones and Dee-Lite.
MARK RITTS (Puppeteer) - Mark has won numerous awards as a writer, producer and director. He has written and produced 20 films for NBC as well as vignettes for Sesame Street and Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. From 1989-92, he was creative director for the New York production house Aniforms, Inc. Ritts began performing with his parents and their "Ritts Puppets" in the 1970s and was lead puppeteer for Storytime.