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Puppetry Is Alive And Well At Uconn With Bart Roccoberton

Bart Roccoberton says he didn’t start out wanting to be a puppeteer, but that’s just how life ended up. He’s the famed Director and Professor of Puppet Arts at UCONN, known around the world for his work and commonly called in for his expertise. He says he didn’t discover puppets until he was 21, though Read more…

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Pam Arciero is “Grundgetta” On Sesame Street

Pam Arciero has played the Muppet character of Grundgetta, Oscar The Grouch’s girlfriend on Sesame Street for thirty-one years! This master puppeteer worked under the famed, Jim Henson for 8 years.  She earned her Master’s degree from the famed School of Puppetry at UCONN… and for the last 25 years has been the artistic director Read more…

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