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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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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http://www.UnderThePuppet.com – Nina Keogh puppeteered the rhyming Muffy Mouse on the show Today’s Special.  Her other puppetry credits include work on the iconic Canadian kids shows, The Friendly Giant and Mr. Dressup as well as the 1994 Walt Disney Pictures film The Santa Clause.  Some might say that Nina was born into puppetry as both her parents and her grandfather were puppeteers as well.  I talk…

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http://www.UnderThePuppet.com – Kevin Clash made Sesame Street’s Elmo the global phenomenon he is today. He worked with The Muppets starring as Clifford, who went on to host Muppets Tonight.  He puppeteered and voiced Master Splinter in the 1990’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles films and puppeteered Aughra in the Netflix Series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance.  His numerous other credits…

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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 Tony Urbano continues! He tells a story about a very special visitor backstage at one of his shows. CONNECT WITH TONY:IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0881691/ Art by Parker JacobsMusic…

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http://www.UnderThePuppet.com – Tony Urbano is a puppeteer who was trained by and worked with master puppeteers such as Ralph Chessé and Bil and Cora Baird. Tony turned down a job offer from Jim Henson to focus on building his own career, a career that included hundreds of commercials and television and film work including Flight of…

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http://www.UnderThePuppet.com – Matt Vogel is a principal Muppet performer who took over the roles of Sesame Street’s Big Bird and The Count as well as the most recognizable puppet in the world, Kermit the Frog.  He also performed the villainous Constantine in the 2014 film Muppets Most Wanted and has made The Muppet’s Uncle Deadly the breakout fan favorite…

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http://www.UnderThePuppet.com – The Vent Haven Museum in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky is the world’s only museum dedicated to the art of ventriloquism. I speak with Vent Haven’s curator Lisa Sweasy about the museum and it’s unique collection in this episode of Under The Puppet. Transcript of this interview is available to the Saturday Morning Media Patreon Patrons! CONNECT WITH…

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http://www.UnderThePuppet.com – Ventriloquist Jay Johnson became a household name starring on the sitcom Soap as ventriloquist Chuck Campbell.  He later went on to win a Tony Award for his Broadway show The Two And Only.  I talk to Jay Johnson about his incredible career on this episode of Under The Puppet. Transcript of this interview is available to the Saturday…

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http://www.UnderThePuppet.com – I talk to master puppeteer Ronnie Burkett, who is teaching a Master Class at the 2020 National Puppetry Conference, about his thoughts on the Conference and what those who tune in can expect! THE 2020 NATIONAL PUPPETRY CONFERENCE AT THE O’NEILL:INFO – https://www.theoneill.org/pupMASTER CLASS TICKETS – https://theoneill.secure.force.com/ticket/ CONNECT WITH RONNIE:WEBSITE – http://www.johnlambert.ca/ENGLISH/ronnie-burkett/INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/ronnieburkett Thank you to the National…

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