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Critique?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Karen Huizingh Dec 10, 2011. 5 Replies

I am wondering if anyone is willing to give me some critique on a performance of mine. There is a link below to the video. …Continue

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"What are some projects that everyone is working on? I am working on a MFA's puppet project!"
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Karen Huizingh replied to Karen Huizingh's discussion Critique?
"Thanks for the awesome advice! I will really take all that everyone has said into consideration when I perform next!"
Dec 10, 2011
Fred Einsle replied to Karen Huizingh's discussion Critique?
"Awesome talent to have - I am new to doing puppets about a year, not as part of a school - just from a local convention that is puppets is one track of the convention.    It all looks good except as mentioned above the puppet talking…"
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"My hope is to leave the world a better place for my having been there - Jim Henson"
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Profile Information

Gender
Judy
Location
The University of Connecticut
Relationship to Puppetry
I am a BFA Freshman puppetry major.
What First Got Me Interested in Puppetry
I was on a puppet team at my church in fourth grade. This just fueled the "puppet fever" that I caught. I fell in love with puppetry!
My Puppetry (or Puppet) Hero
Jim Henson is my puppetry hero. He overcame a lot of difficulties and created the massive puppetry empire we know as the Muppets and Sesame Street. I only hope that I can follow in his footsteps.
If I Were a Puppet, I'd Be...
I would be my puppet Addison. She is a husky puppet, but she is a caring, kind puppet that only wants to help others. She never wants to be in anyone's way and she is happiest when she helps other people with whatever they need.
More About Me:
I am 18 and currently going to the University of Connecticut for my BFA in puppetry. I didn't ever think that I could do puppetry as a career until my junior year when I had to start thinking about what college to go to. One of my mom's friends has heard that there was a degree in puppetry and so that peaked my curiosity. It was probably the best decision I had ever made.
My Company/Troupe/Group
Currently I am auditioning for different projects around Connecticut, including some projects that the Master students are working on. I am also working on a project with Judy Buch for inter-city kids in Massachusetts.
Affiliations/Professional Organizations
My advisor for the puppetry program at UConn is Bart Roccoberton. I also worked at a company called One Way Street for two years as a puppet maker. I also have Tim and Amanda Cowles as mentors along with Judy Buch.
Website
http://www.drama.uconn.edu/Puppetry/PuppetryStudents.htm

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Comment Wall (4 comments)

At 3:57am on November 11, 2011, Ministry of Puppets said…

Welcome to puppet hub!

At 8:07am on November 11, 2011, Karen Huizingh said…

Thanks!

At 6:44pm on November 13, 2011, Farmer Floyd said…

Welcome aboard, Karen!

 

At 3:42pm on January 22, 2012, David Syrotiak said…

Welcome to the hub Karen. :-)

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