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Winter 2013 Puppetry Journal

Puppetry Journal Winter 2013

Our latest Puppetry Journal is here!   Our cover story is an article about the amazing changes happening at University of Connecticut’s Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry. We are pleased to offer this cover story to all of you for FREE!  Click here to check it out.  Also, you can see the entire table of contents here. Be sure to check your mailbox, this is an issue not to miss.  Not a member? Join PofA and never miss an issue.  

In Memory of John Henson

John Henson

John Henson (April 25, 1965 – February 14, 2014) John Henson was born in Greenwich Connecticut to his parents, Jim and Jane Henson. At seven years old, he and his family moved to Bedford NY, where they lived through John’s childhood years. At sixteen, John, with his friend, John Kahn, bought an old school house in Saugerties, New York. Kahn then trained Henson in the arts of home building, furniture design, and sculpture. These disciplines would become John Henson’s life work. Throughout his adult life, John worked with his family’s business, The Jim Henson Company, as an accomplished puppeteer. He…