Zeb L. West is a writer, performer, and director currently living in Austin, TX. He is a member of Austin’s Trouble Puppet Theater Company, and Brooklyn’s Alphabet Arts. He graduated from The Dell’Arte School of Physical Theater in Northern California, where he studied Commedia Dell’Arte, Clown, Maskmaking, Tango, Tumbling and Corporeal Mime. Prior to that, he received his undergrad degree at San Francisco State, studying Suzuki with Yuki Goto and Shakespeare with Bill Peters. He also took a religious studies class taught by one of the founding members of Sha Na Na! In the past 15 years, Zeb has worked in San Francisco, New York, Philadelphia and Austin and toured nationally performing with masks and puppets.