Artist & Performer Peter Kokis 

Brooklyn Optimus Prime       Leader of the Brooklyn Robots

Brooklyn Optimus Prime
Hero.  Protector.  Warrior.  Statesman.  Entertainer.
No one forgets meeting our galaxy's greatest leader!

LATEST Version 19, June 2017                                                                                            - Rick Woehrle

June 2017                                                                                 -

June 2017                                                                                                                                                                     - Rick Woehrle 


                                                    Everyone stops for B-Prime!                                                                                                                       - Rick Woehrle                                                         

                         The basic exoskeleton is now seven years old and has been re-built many times!                                     - Rick Woehrle, on facebook                          

Brooklyn Optimus Prime leads The Team!                                                                                                                               - Rick Woehrle

       B-Prime is the ultimate good guy!                                                                                                                            - Rick Woehrle          


Version 19 weighs 160lbs.                                                                                                        - Rick Woehrle

He's one handsome robot!                                                                                                              - Rick Woehrle, all over The Web!

Brooklyn Optimus Prime always gets all the attention!

Redhook, Brooklyn, June 2017                                            - Rick Woehrle, on


                                                                                                                                                                                            - Rick Woehrle

The exoskeleton can fully move, pose and interact with people!


                                                                                                             - Rick Woehrle


                                                                                                                                     - Rick Woehrle

"Are you ready to make the call?"

Everyone recognizes him!                                                                       
- Rick Woehrle

Your eyes will always be drawn to him...he's gorgeous!                                                                    
- Rick Woehrle, on the InterWebs!

Being a robot in a world of humans isn't always easy...                                                                                         - Rick Woehrle

- Rick Woehrle,

Redhook, Brooklyn,  June 2017                                                                       - Rick Woehrle

June 2016                                                                                                          - Rick Woehrle

Version 16, June 2016                                                            - Rick Woehrle

Coney Island, June 2016                                                                                                      - Rick Woehrle

"Optimus Prime in Coney Island" filmshoot, June 2016                                                                 - Rick Woehrle
"I'm coming for you!  That's good news."

The 2016 Mermaid Parade                        - Erik McGregor

June 2016                                                                                                                                                         - Richard Samalot, RTS Films

June 2016                                                                                       - Rick Woehrle,

 June 2015                                                                                                                           - Alan Camuto,

"More than meets the eye!"

June 2016                                                                                                                                                     - Rick Woehrle

June 2015                                                                                                                 - Alan Camuto,

"We are here.  We are entertain."

.                                                                                                                                                                                      - Rick Woehrle

June 2015                                                                                                                                                           - Alan Camuto

Brooklyn Optimus Prime is designed to fully move, pose and interact with people.

July 2015                                                                                                                         -

June 2015                                                                                                                       - Alan Camuto,

"Your event is special.  Let me add to its success."

Coney Island, July 2015                                                                  - Rick Woehrle, on facebook &

June 2015                                                                                                                                    - Alan Camuto, Nixed on Flickr

Brooklyn Optimus Prime turns heads, drops jaws and stops traffic wherever he goes!

June 2015                                                                                                                        - Alan Camuto,

The 2016 Coney Island Mermaid Parade                                                                                                                     - Yi-ching lin, Flickr

Coney Island Boardwalk, July 2015                   - Rick Woehrle

                                                                         - Rick Woehrle

June 2016                                                                                                                                           - Rick Woehrle

Every performance is a physical challenge, especially during summertime!                                                     - Rick Woehrle

Filming the "Optimus Prime in Coney Island" video...                                                                        - Rick Woehrle

June 2015                                                                                                                        - Alan Camuto,

"Alright, but make it quick!"                                                                                                                              - Rick Woehrle

                                                                                                      - Rick Woehrle

July 2015                                                                                  - RickWoehrlePhotography

Coney Island, June 2016                                   - Leftyveg, Instagram

                                                                                   - Alan Camuto
"It's you and me!"

Latest Version                                                                                                                                                                            
- Rick Woehrle

July 2015                                                           -

I've always got the biggest smile of anyone!

June 2016                                                                                                                                   - Rick Woehrle

                                                     "Optimus Prime in Coney Island"                                                                                                  - Rick Woehrle                                                     


Coney Island Boardwalk, July 2015                                                                                                                      - Rick Woehrle

July 2015                                                                                                                               -

The 'Autograph' scene from "Optimus Prime in Coney Island'                                                                - Rick Woehrle

The Brooklyn Heights Promenade, June 2015                                                                                               - Alan Camuto

"Let's make great memories together"

July 2015                                                                                                                  - Rick Woehrle, on facebook

"How about 'Real Robots of Brooklyn'?"

LATEST Version, June 2015                                                                                               - Alan Camuto

"A city to entertain.  Let's roll!"

                                                                                                 - Alan Camuto,

       September 2013                                                                                                                  - Beth Brown,       


Version 12,  September 2013                                                                                               - Beth Brown,

 September 2013                                                                                                                                                  - Beth Brown

October 2013                                                                                                                                                             - Beth Brown
"Freedom is everyone's right!"

September 2013                                                                                - Beth Brown,

The 2014 Coney Island Mermaid Parade                                                                                                   - Natalie Walsh

The 2016 Coney Island Mermaid Parade                                                                                                   - dansphoto,

                                                                                                                                                     - Yi-ching lin,

Version 9,  March 2013                                                                                                                      - Knightmare6 Photography

                                                                                        - Rick Woehrle


The 2014 Coney Island Mermaid Parade                                                      - Kenny Lombardi,  Facebook

How could you not stare?
I pride myself on not letting viewers be 'taken out of' the experience.
By smart-design, you will not see my eyes, mouth or any exposed skin.
Front, back, upper body, lower half:  I'm all-robot!


Some parts of Brooklyn Optimus Prime version 19:
Cumulative construction time (all versions):   700 hours
Weight:   160 lbs.
I started with a tourist giftshop 'Brooklyn' license plate,
3 doorstops,  6 toothbrush holders (3 types),  2 toolkit boxes,  speaker toy,  6 strainer handles,
many assorted knobs and pull handles,  4 sponge holders,  4 coat hooks,  plumbing flanges,
lotsa bottlecaps,  dish drain basin parts,  3 hair clips,  socks,  hair bands,  fannypack,  faucet knobs,
2 thermoses,  2 juice cans,  37 turnbuckles,  lots of closet pole mounting hardware,  2 paint roller
handles,  lots and lots of plumbing supplies,  putty knives,  2 prs. gloves,  2 fashion belts,  biz card 
holder,  wall guards,  athletic shinguards (not on my shins),  8 sunglass lenses,  paint applicator,
army boots,  2 wallpaper roller handles,  2 street vendor belts,  4 toilet brush holders (yikes...),
drain mounts,  knit cap,  football shoulder pads,  2 hair clipper blade spacers,  towel holder mount,
a kid's toy helmet (after 20 hrs. detailing),  6 utility wheels,  buttons,  2 toilet paper holders,
46 velcro straps,  pounds & pounds of nuts,  bolts,  & washers,  2 plungers,  plastic cable-ties,
...and lots and lots of plastic from trash cans,  round & square buckets,
food,  drink,  vitamin,  storage & cleaning product containers.
Look closely,  and you'll say,  "Hey,  I have that at home!"
This is my art!

July 2015                                                                                                                                          -

My services are professional.
I love what I do, and it shows in my performances!

B-Prime is great for parades & festivals!  He never disappoints!

The 2012 Coney Island Mermaid Parade                                                                                                              - Michael Levak
His full story,  and many exciting missions:
(But finish this entire website first,  of course!)


This is my art.  Let me share it with you.
I will help your event to succeed!
I offer experiences.
Be different.  Make your event unique and memorable.
My performance prices are reasonable.    c.  718 219-1249

 April 2012                                                                                                                       - Fred R. Conrad,   NY Times

My artwork makes a great subject for still & moving image photography.
Imagine photos of my robots in your portfolio.
Do you need interesting content for your website?
Imagine working with visual effects.

                                                                                                                                                  - Beth Brown

  Listen to the music of Linkin Park

- Alan Camuto
"Follow me.  Great experiences await us!"

"Are you ready to be entertained?" 

Click on the page / character names in the red band
at the page top and see more of Peter's robots.
'B-Bee' for Brooklyn Bumblebee
'BT-800' for Brooklyn Terminator
'B-Ironhide' for Brooklyn Ironhide
'B-Mech Robot' for Brooklyn Mechanical Robot
'B-Starscream' for Brooklyn Starscream
'B-Alien' for Brooklyn Alien
'B-Typhoon' for Brooklyn Typhoon
'B-Exo Soldier' for Brooklyn Exo Soldier
'NY Optimus Prime' for a new hero in 2017
and check out the other cool pages as we

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