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A new puppetry podcast bringing you interviews with all the stuffing.

A new puppetry podcast bringing you interviews with all the stuffing.
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United States

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A new puppetry podcast bringing you interviews with all the stuffing.

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English

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Episodes

Puppet Tears, ep 013 — Ronnie Burkett

12/5/2018
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Puppet Tears in 2018, the guys sit down with their good friend and mentor -- Mr. Ronnie Burkett! Ronnie is a legendary puppet artist who is best known for his prolific marionette work, including Tinka's New Dress, Penny Plain, CRAVE, and The Daisy Theatre. Join us for this jam-packed conversation, spanning from Ronnie's earliest days as a puppet-book-worm in Medicine Hat, Alberta, his foray into the lucrative world of commercial television puppetry, and solidifying his artistic voice with...

Duration:01:36:53

Puppet Tears, ep 012 — Derek Lux

11/21/2018
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Wondering what the Peter PLAN is this week, friends...? Well, for the guys at Puppet Tears, it's talking to the one and only Derek Lux. Alongside his wife Lauren, Derek is the founder of DLux Puppet, a San Francisco-based company that produces spell-binding, multi-media performances for the whole family. Their break-out first show was a re-telling of Alice in Wonderland; in January of 2019, they'll premier their newest production: Peter Pan. You'll hear Derek talk about his roots - an...

Duration:01:29:06

Puppet Tears, ep.011 — Louis Henry Mitchell

11/7/2018
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Happy Sesame Street month, everybody! In celebration of the show's 49th anniversary, we're talking to someone who's been working with its legendary characters for nearly 20 years! Louis Henry Mitchell is Sesame Workshop's Creative Director of Character Design, a position that has him wearing many hats -- from taking promotional photography, to ensuring characters are properly represented in Sesame's merchandising. The guys will discuss Louis's upbringing as a prodigious illustrator and...

Duration:01:21:54

Puppet Tears, ep 010 — Patrick + Sean Johnson

10/24/2018
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On this episode of Puppet Tears, the guys have the pleasure of getting to know Patrick and Sean Johnson, the creative minds behind Swazzle puppet company. These wonder-twins have guided their LA-based studio through all kinds of dynamic projects - from Pee-Wee's Playhouse on Broadway and The Simpsons, to their own productions on screen and stage! They'll talk about their company's biggest project to date: producing and performing a vibrant cast of puppet characters on Showtime's new series...

Duration:01:27:45

Puppet Tears: 09 - Martin Robinson

10/10/2018
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This week, the guys are joined by puppeteer and veteran Muppet performer from Sesame Street -- Martin Robinson! He is best known for bringing life to characters such as Telly Monster, Mr. Snuffleupagus, and Slimey the Worm. Martin also has a remarkable history on stage, most notably as the original designer, builder, and puppeteer of Little Shop of Horrors's Audrey II. We'll talk to Martin about developing backstories and the physical demands associated with performing his signature...

Duration:01:41:28

Puppet Tears: 08 - Leslie Carrara-Rudolph

9/26/2018
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All the way from "where the air is sweet," the guys are joined by Leslie Carrara-Rudolph to talk about her 20 years as a puppeteer on stage and screen - most notably Lolly Lardpop and Sesame Street's Abby Cadabby. We'll discuss how Leslie's time as a visual artist and a human actor on stage has influenced her work creating characters who touch our hearts. You won't want to miss Leslie talk about the many performers who helped to bolster her; from Josh Gad (Frozen, Book of Mormon, Beauty...

Duration:01:21:51

Puppet Tears: 07 - Katie Williams

9/12/2018
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Katie Williams joins us on this episode from Bristol in the UK! We talk to her about what it has been like to come up as a puppet builder in today's competitive industry. She is a puppeteer and stop-motion model-maker who has worked at Aardman Animation Studios and on Wes Anderson's 2018 film Isle of Dogs. We'll discuss her process in networking, finding new projects, and building a portfolio while strengthening her craftsperson skills. We will also talk about her many solo projects,...

Duration:01:04:28

Puppet Tears: 06 - Sangya Ojha

8/29/2018
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Tweet at us who you would like to hear from next! @PuppetTearsPod Every episode has a fully produced video on YouTube.

Duration:01:11:40

Puppet Tears: 05 - Barnaby Dixon

8/15/2018
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Youtube: BarnabyDixon Twitter: barnabyjdixon Facebook: barnabyjdixon Patreon: barnabydixon Instagram: barnabydixon Tweet at us who you would like to hear from next! @PuppetTearsPod Every episode has a fully produced video on YouTube. https://youtu.be/LNVWF9zD94A

Duration:01:05:27

Puppet Tears: 04 - Jean Marie Keevins

8/1/2018
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Instagram: @lilshadproduc http://www.littleshadowproductions.com Tweet at us who you would like to hear from next! @PuppetTearsPod Every episode has a fully produced video on YouTube https://youtu.be/2-163TSPSVc

Duration:01:27:39

Puppet Tears: 03 - Peter Linz

6/24/2018
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Instagram: @peter.linz www.facebook.com/peterlinzpuppeteer Tweet at us who you would like to hear from next! @PuppetTearsPod Every episode has a fully produced video on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xtjcymmkbjo&list=PLeYjVOvIFYr9J5vFgNO3XUMO6F0COLaXj

Duration:01:25:26

Puppet Tears: 02 - Rick Lazzarini

6/9/2018
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Rick Lazzarini give us some insight on "making it" in the puppetry biz. Rick's website: The Character Shop http://www.character-shop.com/ Follow Rick on Twitter @RickLazzarini Rick's bio https://www.stanwinstonschool.com/art... Magic Wheel Chair https://www.magicwheelchair.org/ Tweet at us who you would like to hear from next! @PuppetTearsPod Every episode has a fully produced video on...

Duration:01:10:52

Puppet Tears: 01 - Jim Kroupa

6/9/2018
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Welcome to Puppet Tears! In this first episode, we meet puppeteer and mech master Jim Kroupa. Jim's bio info: http://muppet.wikia.com/wiki/Jim_Kroupa Tweet at us who you would like to hear from next! @PuppetTearsPod Every episode has a fully produced video on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xtjcymmkbjo&list=PLeYjVOvIFYr9J5vFgNO3XUMO6F0COLaXj

Duration:01:22:36