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Kroupa (left) puppeteering a Pumpkin Orange Anything Muppet in "Exercise."

Jim Kroupa (sometimes credited as James J. Kroupa) is a puppeteer and puppet builder who has worked on a number of Muppet projects since the 1980s. Kroupa first auditioned for The Jim Henson Company as an additional puppeteer on The Muppets Take Manhattan.[1] He is a co-owner of 3/Design Studio, which has built puppets for shows such as Eureeka's Castle (where he also played Batly), Between the Lions, The Great Space Coaster, Barney & Friends, Wimzie's House, and It's a Big Big World. Other puppeteer credits include Gullah Gullah Island (as Chansome the pelican) and Lomax, the Hound of Music (as Clark).

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  1. ↑ 1.0 1.1 Jim Kroupa interviewed for the Puppet Tears Podcast on Youtube, 37:37 - 37:55
  2. ↑ Interview with Caroll and Debra Spinney (14:26)
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