Dylan Shelton is a creator of puppet theatre and serves as the Artistic Director of Madcap Puppets. In this role, Dylan writes and directs original puppet performances and adaptations of great literature that tour across the country and internationally. In collaboration with symphony orchestras, Dylan produces and performs contemporary puppet theatre in multiple styles for families and audiences of all ages. Dylan began his career at Madcap as a puppeteer in 2002 and has appeared in more than 30 shows with the company. Dylan graduated from Wilmington College with a BA in Theatre and received an MFA in Acting from Ohio University.  As an actor, Dylan has performed in theaters across the country including the La Mirada Theatre in Los Angeles, the Monomoy Theatre on Cape Cod, The Know Theatre of Cincinnati, and the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park and has appeared in national and local commercials. Dylan is a founding member of the comedy troupe OTRimprov and teaches corporate improvisation workshops as well as classes at Xavier University.