Puppets

Brian Henson’s Evolution of Puppetry

Brian Henson’s Evolution of Puppetry
PlayItGrand September 7, 2016 No Comments »

This Dragon Con event was not so much a panel as it was a true presentation of how the Henson Company’s puppets began and how they have evolved over the decades. As Brian Henson explained, his father’s premise was to ... Read More »

Dragon Con 2015: Caroll Spinney, Puppeteer

Dragon Con 2015: Caroll Spinney, Puppeteer
PlayItGrand November 3, 2015 No Comments »

You spent hours of quality time with Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch as a kid. Now spend some quality time with the amazing man who brought them to life for you. Caroll Spinney shares stories of over 45 years ... Read More »

Dragon Con 2015: Sesame Street

Dragon Con 2015: Sesame Street
PlayItGrand September 14, 2015 No Comments »

If you have ever doubted the impact of¬†Sesame Street, all you have to do is watch this panel to see it for yourself. As the first panel I attended at this year’s Dragon Con, it was profound indeed. Singing and ... Read More »

Fraggle Rock Rocks Dragon Con 2013!

Fraggle Rock Rocks Dragon Con 2013!
SpaceGypsy1 January 26, 2014 No Comments »

The original cast of Fraggle puppets and puppeteers graced Dragon Con 2013 and the SpaceGypsies were invited to the meet and greet panel. Jim Henson’s Fraggles burst onto the scene in 1983, so most of us are familiar with their ... Read More »

Dragon*Con 2012- An Interview With Heather Henson

Dragon*Con 2012- An Interview With Heather Henson
WhiteRabite December 6, 2012 1 Comment »

Spacegypsies got a chance to talk to Heather Henson, producer of Ibex Puppetry and internation puppeter, about the Handmade Puppet Dreams film series, her latest show "Celebration of Flight" and the importance of art, beauty and puppetry Read More »