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Under The Puppet

Jul 1, 2024

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Bob Mills is one of, if not the original Disneyland puppeteers, performing marionette shows at the park starting in 1957.  Before that he puppeteered at Children’s Fairyland in Oakland, CA and before that he was the resident puppeteer and clown for the TV show Just Kids which broadcast...


Jun 1, 2024

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On July 21, 2023 as part of the National Puppetry Festival at the University of Maryland, festival attendees were invited to take a bus tour of historical Jim Henson sites in Washington DC and the surrounding areas.  The tour was hosted by Heather Henson and author Craig Shemin. ...


May 1, 2024

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Danny Montooth spent several years as a puppeteer and Puppet Specialist at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California.  He is also a creator of and puppeteer for Perception Studios which streams weekly live on Twitch.  I talk to Danny about working for Disney, his thoughts on...


Apr 1, 2024

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Melvin Campbell is a puppeteer on the PBS Show Donkey Hode. Not only is he playing the show’s newest character Cousin Hode, he’s also composed music for the show and written a couple of episodes of the show as well.  He’s also written for Sesame Street and The Not Too Late Show...


Mar 1, 2024

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Alex Evans is the Co-Executive Director and Head Puppeteer of The Historic Bob Baker Marionette Theater in Los Angeles.  Since the 1960’s The Bob Baker Marionette Theater has been entertaining audiences throughout Southern California. I talk to Alex Evans about his puppetry career, his...