Discipline: Theatre – performance

Pam Severns

Discipline: Theatre – performance
Region: Los Angeles, CA
MacDowell fellowships: 2022

Pam Severns is a comedian and puppeteer for stage and screen. She is a recipient of the Jim Henson Foundation Grant for her work on stage and a filmmaking grant from Heather Henson, daughter of Muppets creator Jim Henson. Pam's short film, Bunny Love, won Best Film at the 2019 National Puppetry Festival and is available on Amazon Prime. At MacDowell she created new pieces for a solo show, which includes elements of music and several styles of puppetry.

Studios

Nef

Pam Severns worked in the Nef studio.

Nef Studio, the first entirely new studio built after 1937, was donated by esteemed photographer, explorer, author, and MacDowell Fellow Evelyn Steffanson Nef in 1992. Endowed funds for the studio’s maintenance in perpetuity and an annual Fellowship for photographers were given in addition to funds for construction. Mrs. Nef said she had known about MacDowell all her…

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