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The Dynamics of Becoming a Puppeteer

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When you watch a puppet show, the magic is intriguing and captivating. The puppets themselves appear to think and feel as if they were real. Watching their story unfold, audiences become acquaintances and friends by the time the curtains close. Each puppet has their own set of characteristics, personality and dialogue that help us to […]

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Jim Henson and the Muppet Adventure

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It was once believed that Puppets were exclusively meant for children. Shows that featured Puppeteers and their characters had a “kiddie show” mentality with fun colors and songs to match. When Jim Henson entered the scene, he changed the stage one Muppet at a time. The fame of the Muppets began as a humble design […]

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How to Master Shadow Puppetry

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Shadow puppets were a form of entertainment before puppetry even became a known thing. It was very popular all over Asia in Ancient and Medieval times and the main hub for it was China. Here there were countless shadow theaters that showed the amazing skills of the artists maneuvering the forms that created the shadows. […]

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The History of Punch and Judy Puppets

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Puppetry is one of the most fun and interesting art forms that has ever existed. It was one of the earliest forms of theater it was widely spread all over the world. It came in many shapes depending on the region where it was performed but the principle was basically the same. It is still […]

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Famous Movies That Use Puppets

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Puppetry is well-known for being one of the oldest art forms in the world. The earliest records show that puppets were widely used in plays in Ancient Egypt. They were also very popular in Asia and Europe. The puppetry we see today developed mainly in the 18th and 19th century and hasn’t changed much ever […]

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Ventriloquism and Puppetry

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Puppetry is one of the oldest art forms related to theater in the world. We have seen that there have been various different forms of puppetry in different cultures all over the world, each on putting their own spin on the art form and making it unique. Puppetry is still a popular form of entertainment […]

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Different Kinds of Puppets

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Every country and culture had its own type of puppet and used it for events like ceremonies or just plays. The art of puppetry implies a lot of hard work and an amazing craftsman to do the puppet itself. The modern puppet craze begun thanks to show like Sesame Street or The Muppet Show. While […]

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How to Make Your Own Puppets

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Puppets have been around forever, they existed ever since medieval times if not longer and puppets were often used in theater over the centuries. There are many people that even today are very interested in puppetry and there are countless puppet theaters around the world. Having your own puppet is a great bonus if you […]

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The History of Puppetry

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Puppetry is considered one of the oldest art forms in history. There are countless writings from Ancient eras that talk about the puppet theater. They were used in Ancient China and their popularity grew once they were introduced in Europe too. Now, there are countless puppet theaters all over the world. It is still considered […]

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