Category: World Puppetry Videos

The amazing David Strassman with Kevin the Alien (not 4 kids)

Strassman’s amazing alien puppet, Kevin, crash lands on stage, then proceeds to analyze human’s strengths and weaknesses. He gives astrological readings to the audience with hilarious results. He predicts the future demise of mankind with a surprising twist.

A short doc on the making of Tim Burton’s ‘Frankenweenie’

When young Victor’s pet dog Sparky (who stars in Victor’s home-made monster movies) is hit by a car, Victor decides to bring him back to life the only way he knows how. But when the bolt-necked “monster” wreaks havoc and terror in the hearts of Victor’s neighbors, he has to convince them (and his parents) that despite his appearance, Sparky’s still the good loyal friend he’s always been.

Alaskan puppetry for grown ups

For Geppetto’s Junkyard, a puppetry troupe based in Haines, Alaska, near the Canadian border, few topics are off limits. The puppeteers find that they can say anything they want with a puppet

Watch: Shakespeare’s King Lear with puppets (short clip)

Independent Eye uses puppets to bring life to Shakespeare’s “King Lear.” The Independent Eye is a professional theatre founded by Conrad Bishop and Elizabeth Fuller in 1974, now based in Sebastopol, CA