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Jim Kroupa puppeteering in โ€œExercise.โ€

Jim Kroupa (sometimes credited as James J. Kroupa) is a puppeteer and puppet builder who has worked on several Muppet projects. 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 Eureekaโ€™s Castle (where he also played Batly), Between the Lions, The Great Space Coaster, Wimzie's House, and It's A Big, Big World. Other puppeteer credits include Gullah Gullah Island (Chansome the pelican) and Lomax, the Hound of Music (Clark).

Muppet/Henson Credits

Performer
Designer/Builder

Sources

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