Puppeteer


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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Highlights
Caroll Spinney on why he was drawn to puppetry
Sid and Marty Krofft on advice to aspiring puppeteers
Sonia Manzano on working with the Muppeteers on Sesame Street
 Joan Ganz Cooney on the initial lack of female puppeteers on Sesame Street
Jay Sandrich on the ventriloquist Jay Johnson and his "figure," Bob, on Soap
Caroll Spinney on being a puppeteer and some of the wonderful experiences he's had
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Joan Ganz Cooney

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 Joan Ganz Cooney on the initial lack of female puppeteers on Sesame Street

Marty Krofft

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Sid and Marty Krofft on advice to aspiring puppeteers

Sid Krofft

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Sid and Marty Krofft on advice to aspiring puppeteers

Sonia Manzano

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Sonia Manzano on why there weren't many female and ethnic Muppet characters on Sesame Street
Sonia Manzano on working with the Muppeteers on Sesame Street

Jay Sandrich

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Jay Sandrich on the ventriloquist Jay Johnson and his "figure," Bob, on Soap

Caroll Spinney

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Caroll Spinney on discovering puppetry at age eight and his first puppetry performance
Caroll Spinney on his first professional puppet show at age twelve
Caroll Spinney on why he was drawn to puppetry
Caroll Spinney on deciding to be a TV puppeteer after seeing a local Boston puppet show on television
Caroll Spinney on being a puppeteer and some of the wonderful experiences he's had
Caroll Spinney on the future of puppeteering