2013James Sewell Ballet, Minneapolis Spectacle-scale, danced-and-puppetted devil mask for ballet Inferno.
2012Seward Childcare Center, MinneapolisIn collaboration with Ryan Billig Kinetic water-play area for Seward Childcare Center, as an integrated element of a storm-water run-off irrigation system.
October 2011-12Fermentation FestWormFarm Institute, Reedsburg, WI Sculptural installation/puppet of spectacle-scale work-boots, as a part of a tour of art-on-the landscape. In collaboration with community volunteers. Work was featured on NEA website and in Public Art Review. Reboot October, 2015Fermentation FestWormFarm Institute, Reedsburg, WI Spectacle-scale kinetic boot sculpture, which can moon-walk across a field.
2011John Ferguson Theater
2011A co-production of TigerLion Arts, Puppet Farm Arts, MN Boy Choir, Southern Theater, and Circus Juventus.
2011Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis
2009Public Art Saint PaulPASPider: A mobile community-arts lab/ colossal marionette In 2009, Christopher Lutter-Gardella was commissioned by Public Art Saint Paul to design and construct an artistic community-arts tent facility, which eventually evolved, through the design process, into a mobile community-arts lab/ colossal spider marionette/ event tent. In this project, Christopher and three fabricators transformed…
2007. May Day Parade—Heart of the Beast Theater, Minneapolis. Made with various waste-stream materials. 2-person puppet performers: Pete Callahan and Tim Maki; Rider: Gabriel Lutter-Gardella More Big Animals