Laura Bacon (Patsy May, Solo: A Star Wars Story, Dark Crystal) – Under The Puppet #67

http://www.UnderThePuppet.com – Laura Bacon is the creator and puppeteer of Patsy May who went all the way to the finals of Britain’s Got Talent.  She’s also puppeteered on Solo: A Star Wars Story, The Dark Crystal Age of Resistance and the recent incarnation of Spitting Image.  I talk to Laura about her path to puppetry and her career on…

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Greg Ballora (Spider-Man 2, Ratched, Team America) – Under The Puppet #66

http://www.UnderThePuppet.com – Greg Ballora is a puppeteer and builder who has had an incredible career in the business starting out working on projects such as Timmy the Tooth, Muppets Tonight, and Spider-Man 2 through to today working on shows like Earth to Ned and Ratched.  Greg has also trained new puppeteers at the Disney Parks so there is…

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The Barbarian and the Troll with Drew Massey, Peggy Etra & Nicolette Santino – Under The Puppet #65

http://www.UnderThePuppet.com – The Barbarian and the Troll is a comedic puppet television series that began airing on Nickelodeon in April of 2021. Set in the the fantasy realm of Gothmoria, The Barbarian and the Troll tells the story of Brendar the Barbarian and Evan the Troll with an all puppet cast. I talk to the show’s…

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More with Antubert Johnson from Under The Puppet #64

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 Antubert Johnson continues!I ask about his favorite puppet character that is not his own. Art by Parker JacobsMusic by Dan RingEdited by Stephen Staver ©2021…

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Antubert Johnson (The Live Test Show, Aniform Puppets) – Under The Puppet #64

http://www.UnderThePuppet.com – Antubert Johnson saw an Aniform puppet on TV when he was a kid and made it his life goal to figure out how to build one. This episode I talk to Antubert about the history of the Aniform puppet and how he built one from scratch that he performs it regularly on the YouTube Show…

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Colleen Smith (The Barbarian and the Troll, Earth To Ned, No You Shut Up) – Under The Puppet #63

http://www.UnderThePuppet.com – Colleen Smith puppeteered Brendar the Barbarian on the Nickelodeon show The Barbarian and the Troll.  She also performed the sarcastic A.I. BETI on the Disney+ show Earth To Ned.  Other credits include No You Shut Up!, The Happytime Murders and hundreds of live stage shows with Brian Henson’s puppet improv show Puppet Up! – Uncensored!  I talk to Colleen about her path to…

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62 – Joey Mazzarino (Sesame Street, Donkey Hodie, Muppets) – Under The Puppet

http://www.UnderThePuppet.com – Joey Mazzarino started as a puppeteer on Sesame Street in 1989.  He’d go on to perform characters such as Murray Monster, Stinky the Stinkweed and Horatio the Elephant.  He joined Sesame Street’s writing staff in 1991 and would become head writer on the show in 2009.  He also co-wrote the screenplays for The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland…

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More with David Chapman from Under The Puppet #61

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 David Chapman continues! I ask him about some of the puppeteers he enjoys watching perform. Art by Parker JacobsMusic by Dan RingEdited by Stephen Staver…

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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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