“Professor” Ben t. Matchstick is a writer, performer, puppeteer, show inventor, event manager, tabletop game nerd, and CEO of Cardboard Teck LLC. He has toured internationally with his own puppet shows and with the acclaimed Bread & Puppet Theater. He has also worked in collaboration with Insurrection Landscapers (S. Glover), Redmoon Theater (Chicago), and Le Petite Theatre de Absolu (Montreal). He’s organized after school programs, summer camps, street parties, kid-powered events, and outdoor music festivals. Professor Matchstick holds a BA in Theater from Northwestern University and an MFA in Interdisciplinary Art from Goddard College. He lives and plays in Montpelier, VT with his wife and child.