Person who manipulates an inanimate object (a puppet) to create the illusion of life. A puppeteer can operate a puppet either by the use of strings, rods, wires or simply their own hands.

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Andy Hayward
Puppeteer and puppet builder. Includes profile, news, credits, puppet design portfolio, video clips, and contact information.
Arm of The Sea Theater
Original, live performances in New York's Hudson Valley with visual theater that incorporates masks, puppets and live music.
Artello
Puppet and theatre company from Vigo (Galicia, Spain) founded by Rosa Hurtado and Santiago Montenegro.
Atlanta Puppet
Professional puppet shows and workshops for schools, festivals, fairs, malls, and cruise ships. All styles of puppetry. Award winning Master Puppeteer Peter Hart.
Barefoot Puppets
Heidi Rugg's shows feature world folk-tales and far-away lands with scripts that aim to be imaginative and well-researched. Performance schedule, show descriptions and photographs.
Blind Summit Theatre
Information on plays, workshops, history, tour dates, and contact details.
Blue Sky Puppet Theatre
This professional touring company presents educational, fine art, and fun performances. Topics include: math education, peaceful conflict resolution, drug and alcohol prevention.
Bob Baker Marionettes
The longest running children's theater in Los Angeles. All of the marionettes, puppets, props and costumes for the theater are produced in the on-site shop. Performances play for audiences of all ages.
Bryan, Lee aka That Puppet Guy
Captivating audience while creating lasting memories through the magic of live puppetry performances.
Carousel Puppets
Puppet shows for all occasions. Large and colorful marionettes and hand puppets. Lively music and lots of audience participation.
Crabgrass Puppet Theatre
Offers information on history, current productions, booking, news, public performance dates and a photograph gallery. Based in Vermont.
Curious Moon Puppet Theatre
Georgia-based puppet company that provides programs and workshops for all ages and venues.
Dandelion Puppets
British puppet shows, children's entertainment, wildlife shows. See and learn shows with an educational bias.
Deputy Bob
Christian ventriloquist. Services, photographs and news.
Don Becker
A well-made odd collection of original characters and miniature marionettes.
The Drawbridge Puppet Theater
Puppet and marionette performances, gifts and workshops.
Freshwater Pearls Puppetry
Presents classic puppet theatre to schools, libraries, festivals, museums, historic sites and other venues.
Friends Puppet
Offer character education puppet adventures in Vancouver, Washington. Children will learn and laugh as the Friends teach important Bible lessons.
The Frisch Marionette Company
A professional marionette puppet theater company and creators of high quality, one of a kind, professional, handcrafted, working marionettes.
Gary Friedman Productions
Showcases the work of a South African with over twenty years experience in puppetry-in-education and development, advertising promotions, television and live theatre production.
Gasch Stories & Puppets
Dianne Gasch is a professional puppeteer using hand and bigger than life size puppets. Bob Gasch is a professional storyteller. Both are available to schools, libraries and other organizations for workshops, inservices or performances.
Great Arizona Puppet Theater
Online reservations, show descriptions, and show times.
Grey Seal Puppets
A professional puppetry performance and design company which performs over 300 shows a year. Grey Seal also has many years experience in T.V. and video, as well as construction.
The Huber Marionettes
Phillip Huber and David Alexander invite you to experience a world of sophisticated puppetry designed for entertaining discerning tastes.
International Purves Puppets
Scotland's only permanent puppet theatre. Information on puppet shows, workshops, children's parties, Christmas shows, teacher inservice and touring company.
Jim Gamble Puppet Productions
Extensive repertoire of original state-of-the-art productions, each with its own set of unique puppet characters.
Kelly, Kevin
Magic and puppet shows for adults, families, and children in the Chicago area. Biography, show descriptions and testimonials.
Kurt Hunter Marionettes
Minnesota-based puppeteers who perform in concert halls, schools and retirement homes, accompanied by music ranging from classical to lively dance tunes.
Lambert Puppet Theatre
The only purpose built puppet theatre in Ireland. The theatre operates throughout the year on Saturdays and Sundays, with performances at 3:30pm, and productions change monthly.
Larry Smith and his Puppets
Photographs and stories behind Cincinnati puppeteer Larry Smith, Hattie the Witch, Teaser Mouse, Rudy the Rooster, and the rest of the gang.
Le Theatre de Marionette
Theater troupe offering young patrons professionally staged marionette performances. Based in Las Colinas, TX.
Len Levitt: Jewish Puppetry
Puppeteer and performer who co-created the Children's Video series Aleph-Bet Blastoff! which was funded by the Steven Spielberg Foundation.
Little Stage and Puppet Theater
Located in Los Angeles area, it shows children's plays, based on folk fairy tales from around the world.
Lone Wolf Tribe
Kevin Augustine and his band of foam-rubber creations. Tour schedule provided.
MaxImagination
Max and his friends are professional puppets available to entertain and teach children in various age groups.
Michael Ziegfield
Official site with a biography, reviews and production schedule of the performing artist/media puppeteer. Also includes The Ziegfeld Company Multi-Media Group.
Mountain Marionettes
A full time, professional puppet company, specializing in fast-paced marionette variety shows that will charm children and adults alike.
Nick Barone's Puppets
Nick Barone Puppets provides puppet shows and professionally built puppets and puppet videos.
The Old Trout Puppet Workshop
Based on a ranch in Southern Alberta, this workshop creates original avant-garde puppetry performances for adults and children alike.
Opera in Focus
William B. Fosser's puppet production presents fully staged scenes from well known operas in performances. History, repertoire and reservations.
Other Hand Productions
Offers workshops on the life of a professional puppeteer as well as shows. Show information and workshop descriptions.
Performance Art and Puppetry from EE
EE is a performance art group that uses puppets, projections, live music and costumes to create unique entertainment experiences.
PetraPuppets
Steven and Jeanie Petruzzella perform for schools, libraries and family audiences.
Presto Puppet Theatre
British touring puppet theatre presenting colourful children's productions using a variety of puppet styles. Bookers select from a repertoire for smaller theatres and school presentation.
Punch and Brodie Puppet Productions
Puppet characters are available for business conferences, corporate communications, theme events, company meetings, sales events, trade shows, industrial training videos and other presentations.
The Puppeteers' Company
UK based company which tours internationally. Programmes are variously suited to cabaret audiences; festivals; t.v. and theatre; schools.
Puppets to Go
Serving New York, Long Island, New Jersey and Connecticut for children's parties.
Puppetworks, Inc.
Puppet theatre in New York City: in Brooklyn (all year round) and Manhattan (twice yearly 6-week runs) and various other locations - with emphasis on the wooden marionette.
Rainbow Puppet Productions
Touring theatre creating programs celebrating family and nature.
Ramdas Padhye
Information about the Indian ventriloquist, puppeteer and puppet builder; his various collections of puppets and shows performed by him.
Rayz Roadshow
Edutainment in schools and churches. Teaching morals through comedy, ventriloquism, illusions, sound effects, stories, balloon animals.
Red Herring Puppets
Over 25 years experiences designing, building, and performing puppets for film, television, theatre, opera, schools, libraries, museums and special events.
Rick Lyon
Film and television puppeteer for television programs like Sesame Street and Bear in the Big Blue House and films like Men In Black. Rick also performs with his own troupe, The Lyon Puppets.
The Robert Rogers Puppet Company
This professional puppet troupe creates magical plays with original puppets for performances across the US and around the world.
Sicilian Puppet Theater of the Flli Pasqualino
The traditional form of epic popular theater that developed in Sicily in the early 1800's, performed with the famous sicilian puppets, a unique kind of marionettes covered with knightly armor.
Small World Puppets
Offers mobile puppet theater and workshops. Descriptions of shows including Puppet Palooza.
Sol y Tierra
Theatre and video with puppets for children with positive messages; useful for Schools and Cultural Centres.
Svanen
A Danish-Czech professional touring puppet-theater for children and childish grown-ups.
Teatro en kofro
Introducing a puppet theatre that caters for both children and adults, presented by the famous solo-puppeteer, Thomas Plaszky , one of the leading puppeteers of Slovakia.
Tiny Ninja Theater
Features descriptions of all shows, archives of reviews and press, company information, store, and production studio. Based in New York.
Toytheatre
The art of staging a performance in a small scale. The characters are in cardboard and on slides, the sceneries are changeable and the drama enfolds as the practionneers lend voices and movement to the stage held in a miniature theatre the size of a tv box
Transformed Puppet
Transformed puppet, aliencow puppet show, the shat, corpsy and other puppet videos.
Wayne Martin Puppets
Show and production information, along with a short video [Real Player format].
Wonderworld Productions
Ric Morton provides family entertainment for fairs, festivals, birthday parties and other events, as well as educational programs for schools and libraries in southern California.
The Worldwide Friends of Punch and Judy
A group of people who love the show. Includes an overview of the organization, its mission, and membership details.

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