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About the Artist


Michael Reher, Master Puppeteer earned a Master of Arts Education, Curriculum and Instruction from San Diego   State   University . He has taught courses in puppetry at California   State College , Sonoma , and for numerous schools and organizations throughout California . Michael has performed more than 1000 original shows in his lifetime. He recently provided puppetry training with more than 500 British Airways personnel.  He began professionally performing in 1965 with his own television program. and founded MEHNTOR Productions in 1987. Michael designs and creates all puppets except for antique puppets used in productions. One of his many creations a caricature of Albert Einstein is on permanent display at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. Children across the nation are enthralled as Michael brings to life the Drug Free Kids Puppets in the acclaimed Magic Music Production video "Don't Say Yes, When You Really Mean No". His original stories are at home with every MEHNTOR production. Previous audiences too numerous to mention include, schools, universities, civic and youth organizations, corporations, government agencies, resorts, television, the California Center for the Arts, Escondido, The McCallum Theatre and the San Diego Parent & Child Expo, Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians. Michael, Things On Strings and MEHNTOR Productions are based in California and  perform regularly throughout Southern California.