Rest in Peace Fred Cowan

Rest in Peace Fred Cowan The puppetry world has lost a dear family member.  I have just learned Fred Cowan passed away yesterday.  He was known and loved by many and will be missed.  I first met Fred back in November of 2002, at the Great Lakes Regional puppetry...

In memory of my father Denis Burke

I was recently in a conversation with a neighbor and was asked who my influence was as a puppeteer.  My reply was quick, “Burr Tillstrom, Caroll Spinney, and Jim Henson”.  Those men created or performed puppets that I really enjoyed as a...