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Renee Menschaar is a puppeteer on ''[[Sesamstraat]]'', the Dutch co-production of ''[[Sesame Street]]''.
 
Renee Menschaar is a puppeteer on ''[[Sesamstraat]]'', the Dutch co-production of ''[[Sesame Street]]''.
   
Renee plays [[Pino]]. She has been performing him since 1990, which is the longest anybody has played the bird. Renee is also the first woman in a row of male Pino performers.
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Renee plays [[Pino]]. She has been performing him since 1990, which is the longest anybody has played the bird. Renee is also the first woman in a row of male Pino performers. Renee invented Pino's signature laugh and catchphrases, and turned the character a bit younger.
   
 
She started out as [[Tommie]]'s right hand.
 
She started out as [[Tommie]]'s right hand.

Revision as of 08:37, January 18, 2006

Renee Menschaar is a puppeteer on Sesamstraat, the Dutch co-production of Sesame Street.

Renee plays Pino. She has been performing him since 1990, which is the longest anybody has played the bird. Renee is also the first woman in a row of male Pino performers. Renee invented Pino's signature laugh and catchphrases, and turned the character a bit younger.

She started out as Tommie's right hand.

When she's not performing Pino, Renee works as a puppeteer for other Dutch educational TV shows.

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