Under The Puppet

Since 2017. Under The Puppet is a monthly show that talks to working puppeteers about the art and business of puppetry. Guests will include puppeteers from The Muppets, Sesame Street, The Jim Henson Company and more. The show also covers other forms of puppetry such as marionettes, shadow puppetry and Bunraku . Hosted by puppeteer Grant Baciocco (The Jim Henson Company, Mystery Science Theatre 3000).


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 55m. Bisher sind 68 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint alle 4 Wochen.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 2 days 13 hours 25 minutes


episode 60: Michelle Zamora (Waffles & Mochi, A Black Lady Sketch Show, Viva La Puppet)

Michelle Zamora puppeteers Waffles on the hit Netflix series Waffles and 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 a



episode 59: Gord Robertson (Zoboomafoo, Fraggle Rock, The Jim Henson Hour)

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.


 2021-05-01  1h13m

episode 58: Mike Quinn (Muppets, Dark Crystal, Star Wars)

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


 2021-04-01  1h30m

episode 57: Noreen Young (Under the Umbrella Tree, Hi Diddle Day)

Noreen Young has had an incredible puppetry career including creating and puppeteering on Under the Umbrella Tree, Hi Diddle Day, Readalong and many other iconic shows! She also received the highest civilian honor in Canada for her work in puppetry.


 2021-03-01  1h2m

episode 56: Jim Napolitano (Nappy’s Puppets, Walking Dead World Beyond, Weinerville)

Jim Napolitano is the creator of Nappy’s Puppets and is known throughout the US as one of the leading shadow puppetry artists performing today. 


 2021-02-01  1h16m

episode 55: Willie Tyler (Laugh-In, Motorcity Revue, Hello Dummy)

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


 2021-01-01  35m

episode 54: John Kennedy (Sesame Street, Jack's Big Music Show, Dinosaurs)

John Kennedy is a puppeteer on Sesame Street where he plays Mumford the Magician.  His other credits include work on The Muppets, Dinosaurs, The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss, and Jack's Big Music Show.


 2020-12-01  1h39m

episode 53: Nina Keogh (Today's Special, Mr. Dress-Up, The Santa Clause)

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.


 2020-11-01  1h3m

episode 52: Kevin Clash (Muppets, Sesame Street, Dark Crystal)

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.


 2020-10-01  1h34m

episode 51: Tony Urbano (Flight of the Navigator, Short Circuit, Dusty's Treehouse)

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


 2020-09-01  1h37m