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).

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12 Tim Blaney (Short Circuit, Men In Black, Mystery Science Theatre 3000)

12 Tim Blaney (Short Circuit, Men In Black, Mystery Science Theatre 3000)

http://www.UnderThePuppet.com – This episode I speak with puppeteer and voiceover artist, Tim Blaney.  Tim was Johnny 5 in the Short Circuit films and Frank the Pug in Men in Black.  He’s also worked for The Muppets, the Jim Henson Company and on Mystery Science Theatre 3000.  Tim and I talk about his beginnings, working with the legendary puppeteer Tony Urbano and more.

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Art by Parker Jacobs
Music by Dan Ring

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11 – Leslie Carrara-Rudolph (Sesame Street, Splash & Bubbles, Muppets Tonight) – Under The Puppet

11 – Leslie Carrara-Rudolph (Sesame Street, Splash & Bubbles, Muppets Tonight) – Under The Puppet

http://www.UnderThePuppet.com – Leslie Carrara-Rudolph’s first big puppet job was working on Muppets Tonight alongside Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Dave Goelz and Kevin Clash to name a few.  Currently she is Abby Caddabby on Sesame Street and Bubbles in the Jim Henson Company show Splash & Bubbles.  In this interview we talk to Leslie about her puppetry work including developing characters, producing your own puppetry show and using puppets to perform outreach for kids.

CONNECT WITH LESLIE
WEBSITE – https://www.lesliecarrara-rudolph.com
LOLLY LARDPOP – http://lollysradioplaydate.com
IMDB – http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0139999/
FACEBOOK – http://www.facebook.com/lollylardpop
TWITTER – http://www.twitter.com/lollylardpop
INSTAGRAM – http://www.instagram.com/lollylardpop
BECKY RAY’S KIDNEY VIDEO – https://youtu.be/1yIw47VFvk8

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Art by Parker Jacobs
Music by Dan Ring

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010 – Bruce Lanoil (The Muppets, Dinosaurs, Jim Henson Company) – Under The Puppet

010 – Bruce Lanoil (The Muppets, Dinosaurs, Jim Henson Company) – Under The Puppet

http://www.UnderThePuppet.com – This month I interview puppeteer Bruce Lanoil.  We speak of his work with The Muppets where he worked alongside Frank Oz, Dave Goelz, Jerry Nelson and more.  We also cover his work on the film Monkeybone, his first job in puppetry and his voiceover career.  After the interview, I talk about two fun books on puppet building by puppeteer John Kennedy.  Check out Puppet Mania! and Puppet Planet on Amazon.

CONNECT WITH BRUCE
IMDB – http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0487010/
DEMO REEL – https://youtu.be/4ZMSb6V3j3s

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Art by Parker Jacobs
Music by Dan Ring

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009 – Kevin Carlson (The Muppets, Pee Wee’s Playhouse, Mr. Potato Head) – Under The Puppet

009 – Kevin Carlson (The Muppets, Pee Wee’s Playhouse, Mr. Potato Head) – Under The Puppet

http://www.UnderThePuppet.com – Kevin Carlson has puppeteered for The Muppets, Pee Wee’s Playhouse, Mr. Potato Head and more!  We talk about working on The Muppet Show: On Tour, working next to Jim Henson, the time he filled in for Gonzo and more.  After the interview, I talk about The Jim Henson Foundation which you can check out at http://www.HensonFoundation.org

CONNECT WITH KEVIN
IMDB – http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0137955/
TIMMY THE TOOTH – https://youtu.be/X8ugoj75bwQ

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Art by Parker Jacobs
Music by Dan Ring

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008 – Dan Milano (Greg the Bunny, Warren the Ape, Robot Chicken) – Under The Puppet

008 – Dan Milano (Greg the Bunny, Warren the Ape, Robot Chicken) – Under The Puppet

http://www.UnderThePuppet.com – This episode’s interview is with Dan Milano who is the creator and puppeteer of Greg the Bunny and Warren the Ape.  I talk to Dan about the influence of Jim Henson on his work, creating his own show and his thoughts on the commercial appeal of puppets.  After the interview, I talk about the benefits of visiting the Center for Puppetry Arts as well as the DragonCon Puppetry Track.

CONNECT WITH DAN
TWITTER – http://www.twitter.com/DanMilano
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Art by Parker Jacobs
Music by Dan Ring

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007 – Allan Trautman (Muppets, Jim Henson Company, Jungle Book) – Under The Puppet

007 – Allan Trautman (Muppets, Jim Henson Company, Jungle Book) – Under The Puppet

http://www.UnderThePuppet.com – Allan Trautman has had a tremendous puppetry career which includes work with The Muppets, The Jim Henson Company and in feature films such as The Jungle Book.  We talk about his start on the show The Letter People, auditioning for projects and making the transition to director of Sid The Science Kid for The Jim Henson Company.  Also this episode we talk about the benefits of attending the National Puppetry Conference and the National Puppetry Festival.

CONNECT WITH ALLAN
WEBSITE – http://www.allantrautman.com
TWITTER – http://www.twitter.com/allantrautman
FACEBOOK – http://www.facebook.com/allansfans
IMDB – http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0871209/

TRUE MIRROR APP – https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/truth-mirror/id582877764?mt=8

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Art by Parker Jacobs
Music by Dan Ring

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006 – Bill Barretta (Muppets, Dinosaurs, Jim Henson Company) – Under The Puppet

006 – Bill Barretta (Muppets, Dinosaurs, Jim Henson Company) – Under The Puppet

http://www.UnderThePuppet.com – Bill Barretta is the Muppet performer behind the characters of Pepe The King Prawn, Bobo the Bear and Johnny FIama.  He also is the current performer for Rowlf the Dog, Swedish Checf and Dr. Teeth.  In this interview we talk about his first job, his thoughts on creating characters and stepping into legendary ones, what his role as Puppet Captain/General entails and more.  Also on the show, the next step of your Puppeteer Action Plan, a small action you can take today to help your puppetry career grow.

CONNECT WITH BILL
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BLIND PEW CLIP – https://youtu.be/f-N5ITGI8Lo

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Art by Parker Jacobs
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005 – Thom Fountain (Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Muppets Tonight, Men In Black, Team America) – Under The Puppet

005 – Thom Fountain (Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Muppets Tonight, Men In Black, Team America) – Under The Puppet

http://www.UnderThePuppet.com – Thom Fountain was the puppeteer of Salem the Cat on Sabrina The Teenage Witch for seven seasons.  He’s an Emmy nominated performer who’s also worked on Men In Black, Team America, Muppets Tonight and more.  In this interview. I talk to Thom about his career including his start in live shows for Sid & Marty Krofft, his thoughts on what skills puppeteers should study, his favorite puppeteer and more. Also on the show, the next step of your Puppeteer Action Plan, a small action you can take today to help your puppetry career grow.

CONNECT WITH THOM
IMDB – http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0288364/
VIDEO – Caprice Egyptian
VIDEO – Words of Wisdom with Badelia

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Art by Parker Jacobs
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004 – Donna Kimball (Sid the Science Kid, Word Party, Mutt & Stuff, Splash & Bubbles) – Under The Puppet

004 – Donna Kimball (Sid the Science Kid, Word Party, Mutt & Stuff, Splash & Bubbles) – Under The Puppet

http://www.UnderThePuppet.com – Donna Kimball is a puppeteer who has worked on Sid the Science Kid, Word Party, Mutt & Stuff and Pajaminals.  In this interview we discuss her first puppet job, what things she always brings to the set and her favorite characters she’s played.  Also on the show, the next step of your Puppeteer Action Plan, a small action you can take today to help your puppetry career grow.

CONNECT WITH DONNA
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Art by Parker Jacobs
Music by Dan Ring

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003 – Julianne Buescher (Muppets, Dinosaurs, Sesame Street, Sid The Science Kid) – Under The Puppet

003 – Julianne Buescher (Muppets, Dinosaurs, Sesame Street, Sid The Science Kid) – Under The Puppet

http://www.UnderThePuppet.com – On this episode we interview puppeteer Julianne Buescher who most recently played Yolanda the Rat and Denise on ABC’s The Muppets.  Before that she worked on projects such as Dinosaurs, Sesame Street, Jim Henson Company’s Sid The Science Kid and more.  Puppeteers will learn a lot from listening to this great interview with Julianne.  Also, the next step in your Puppeteer Action Plan, a small action you can take today to help your puppetry career grow.

CONNECT WITH JULIANNE
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0003925/

PUPPET BUILDING RESOURCES
Project Puppet – http://www.projectpuppet.com
The Foam Book – http://a.co/5mLw2Vb

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Art by Parker Jacobs
Music by Dan Ring

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