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Saturday, November 2 • 10:00am - 12:00pm
Use of Puppets in Popular Media

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Everyone knows the Muppets and Sesame Street. Where else do we see puppets?

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Stephen Nelson

The product of a scientific experiment to produce the geekiest person imaginable, Stephen Nelson is a software engineer, podcaster, a cappella singer, science fiction convention organizer, and Renaissance Faire performer.

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Nick Barone

Nick Barone has always had an interest in puppetry. He built his first puppet when he was just 5 years old. He soon began writing short stories and making home movies featuring his hand-made puppets. Through the years, Nick has taught puppet building workshops to amateur and professional puppeteers at National and Regional puppetry festivals. Although Nick uses a variety of puppet styles in his performances, he became recognized for his moving... Read More →
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Toby Froud

Toby Froud began his acting career before he could speak. Starring in his first motion picture when he was still a toddler, he played Sarah's baby brother "Toby" in the Jim Henson film Labyrinth. Toby is currently working at Laika Animation Studios in Portland, OR. In the past, Toby has worked as a stilt-walker and dancing bear with a troupe that performed throughout England, leading Toby to become a master stilt walker. Toby is also very... Read More →
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Jason Harding

Jason Harding is a SF bay area Actor, writer, puppet-smith and puppeteer. He has worked with The Thunderbird Theatre company as an Actor and Playwright and currently writes, performs and produces Opinion-Ville, a puppet Social Satire show on YouTube.
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Camilla Henneman

Camilla Henneman worked in the film industry from 1981- 2001 creating creatures, puppets and costumes for films, including: Batman Forever Warner Bros (1996), George of the Jungle (1997) Gorilla costumes. She supervised Rick Baker’s costume/ fabrication shop from 1980 to 1988 and 1991-1994. Camilla worked on Michael Jackson’s Thriller (1983) as well as performed as a zombie. She also worked on Buffy the Vampire Slayer.


Saturday November 2, 2013 10:00am - 12:00pm
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