61 – Dave Chapman (Dark Crystal, Star Wars, Otis the Aardvark) – Under The Puppet

http://www.UnderThePuppet.com – Dave Chapman wrote a letter to Jim Henson when he was 11.  8 or so years later he was puppeteering on his first professional gig, Muppets Treasure Island.  Since then he puppeteered Otis the Aardvark for 5 years on the BBC, performed as The Emperor Skeksis in Dark Crystal Age of Resistance and is one of the…

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More with Michelle Zamora from Under The Puppet #60

THIS AUDIO IS AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY ON THE UNDER THE PUPPET APP!  GET THE FREE APP HERE:iOS: http://bit.ly/utpappAndroid: http://bit.ly/utpandroid http://www.underthepuppet.com – In this Under The Puppet App Exclusive episode, my discussion with Michelle Zamora continues! I ask her about an underwater puppetry project she worked on. Art by Parker JacobsMusic by Dan RingEdited by Stephen Staver ©2021…

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60 – Michelle Zamora (Waffles + Mochi, A Black Lady Sketch Show, Viva La Puppet) – Under The Puppet

http://www.UnderThePuppet.com – Michelle Zamora puppeteers Waffles on the hit Netflix series Waffles + Mochi.  She’s performed and built puppets for TV shows including A Black Lady Sketch Show on HBO, for Theater where she won an award for her puppetry designs and for commercials and music videos.  I talk to Michelle about her career and her puppet company Viva…

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More with Gord Robertson from Under The Puppet #59

THIS AUDIO IS AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY ON THE UNDER THE PUPPET APP!  GET THE FREE APP HERE:iOS: http://bit.ly/utpappAndroid: http://bit.ly/utpandroid http://www.underthepuppet.com – In this Under The Puppet App Exclusive episode, my discussion with puppeteer Gord Robertson continues! I ask Gord if most of his jobs come from auditions or referrals from people who know his work. CONNECT WITH…

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59 – Gord Robertson (Zoboomafoo, Fraggle Rock, The Jim Henson Hour) – Under The Puppet

http://www.UnderThePuppet.com – Gord Robertson was the puppeteer of Zoboomafoo, the talking Lemur from the television show of the same name.  He also played Bill, the psychopathic ventriloquist dummy on the tv show Puppets Who Kill.  I sit down with Gord Robertson to talk about his career that began as a puppeteer and suit performer on Fraggle Rock and continues…

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More with Mike Quinn from Under The Puppet #58

THIS EPISODE IS AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY ON THE UNDER THE PUPPET APP!  GET THE FREE APP HERE:iOS: http://bit.ly/utpappAndroid: http://bit.ly/utpandroid http://www.underthepuppet.com – In this Under The Puppet App Exclusive episode, my discussion with puppeteer Mike Quinn continues! I ask him who his favorite puppet character to watch is, that is not one of his own characters. CONNECT WITH…

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58 – Mike Quinn (Muppets, Dark Crystal, Star Wars) – Under The Puppet

http://www.UnderThePuppet.com – Mike Quinn’s first professional puppetry gig was working for Jim Henson on The Great Muppet Caper.  His second job was working on The Dark Crystal.  Since then he’s puppeteered on a ton of projects including The Muppets, Muppets Most Wanted, and The Ghost of Faffner Hall.  He also played the role of Nien Nunb in the film Return…

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57 – Noreen Young (Under the Umbrella Tree, Hi Diddle Day) – Under The Puppet

http://www.UnderThePuppet.com – Noreen Young is an incredibly influential puppeteer, puppet builder and producer who has been working in the business for decades.  She had a hand in creating several iconic Canadian TV Shows including Hi Diddle Day and Pencil Box, she built puppets for TV Shows like Today’s Special and Telefrancais, and she created, produced and puppeteered on the show Under the Umbrella Tree which…

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Jim Napolitano (Nappy’s Puppets, Walking Dead World Beyond, Weinerville) – Under The Puppet #56

http://www.UnderThePuppet.com – Jim Napolitano is the creator of Nappy’s Puppets.  He’s known throughout the US as one of the leading shadow puppetry artists performing today.  In addition to performing his uniquely hilarious shows all across the country, he’s also done film and TV work for show like the Between the Lions, Weinerville and, most recently, The Walking Dead: The…

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Willie Tyler (Laugh-In, Motorcity Revue, Hello Dummy) – Under The Puppet #55

http://www.UnderThePuppet.com – Willie Tyler is a ventriloquist who, along with his partner Lester, has been making a living in show business since the 1960s when he was hired as the MC for Motown’s Motorcity Review.  He joined the cast of Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-in in 1972 and has appeared in countless tv shows, commercials and films since.  He’s opened…

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