Jason Kramer, founder and President of Gabriel Design Theatricals, has worked

in theater for 25 years as a designer, fabricator, painter, and educator. An award-winning graduate of Philadelphia's University of the Arts, Jason holds a B.Sc.

in Design and Theater. 

Jason's resume includes work on Broadway's Aida, Scarlet Pimpernel, and Taller Than a Dwarf, and Cirque Du Soleil's Dralion, as well as numerous regional professional theaters. His creations have been seen on the stages of more than 500 theaters and entertainment venues throughout the U.S. and abroad, and have been commissioned by institutions such as the Academy of Natural Sciences,

The Philadelphia and Minnesota Zoos, Visa and Nike.

Jason founded Gabriel Design Theatricals to support U.S. and international theaters, educational institutions, and entertainment companies by providing unique props and creatures for rental and purchase.

Below is a sampling of some of our recent projects.

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LION KING

Recently seen at the Smithsonian Institution in D.C., the Lion King masks and puppets were reimagined, and include Timon, Simba, Mufasa,

Nala and Scar

NEKABA

Currently in development, characters are being created for this puppet-driven fantasy film project. Cast in silicone, Nekaba has articulated

arms and mouth, and eye blink.

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LITTLE MERMAID

Series of puppet characters developed for U.S. theatrical production runs of Little Mermaid, the Musical, including Sebastian, Scuttle, Flounder, Flotsam and Jetsam, and Ursula's Shell.

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MILKY WHITE

Fresh off a Broadway star-studded concert in NYC, Milky White has been rented by theaters nationwide. She has an expression-filled face, a tilting head  with mouth, and realistic udders.

OLAF

From Frozen, the Musical, Olaf was commissioned for a Texas theatrical company. Lightweight and easy to use, Olaf has articulated arms and mouth, a removable nose, and eye blink.

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SCUBA CREATURE SUIT

Commissioned by a Chinese entertainment company for aquarium shows, the suit is worn by a scuba-diving performer, allowing for the
diver to perform untethered.

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SHREK

Rented to hundreds of theaters and schools across the U.S., the rental package includes Dragon, Gingy, Pinocchio's nose, the Donkey headpiece and Exploding Bird.

VISA PAYMENT FORUM

Life-sized cow commissioned by VISA
for national tradeshows promoting Virtual Marketplace rollout. Fabricated in resin-coated foam to keep lightweight for transportation.

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JAMES & THE GIANT PEACH

The main characters of the beloved story were commissioned by a prominent Washington theater, and included Grasshopper, Centipide, Spider, Ladybug and Worm.

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