Hi, I'm Allen!
And I'm bringing Coco the Puppet to life!
Allen Reeves Ware (Coco the Dog performer) is a 5th generation Texan, and a puppeteer,
educator, singer, and writer. He has a Bachelor degree from the Shenandoah Conservatory in
Virginia, and a Master’s and Doctorate from Baylor University. “Doc” created his own Ware
House Puppets troupe in Waco, and his work has been seen around Texas, several other states in
the U.S., and as far away as Prague, Czech Republic. Doc shares his home with a Blue Heeler
named Roddy, who has been coaching Doc on how to play a dog. Doc is happy to be joining the
Topaz Troup, and is excited to bring Coco the Dog to life.