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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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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