By http://www.UnderThePuppet.com - I talk to master puppeteer Ronnie Burkett, who is teaching a Master Class at the 2020 National Puppetry Conference, about his thoughts on the Conference and what those who tune in can expect! AS SOON as comedian Heath McIvor unzips the suitcase in which he stores his glove puppet, Randy — essentially McIvor's alter-ego/right hand — the purple creature seems to come to life. The pair star as … The irony is that for Sammy J, 2020 was anything but a terrible year, at least professionally. Trees in this grove . It’s been more than a year since the two collaborated on home soil. Randy Feltface is a comedy puppet created by Heath McIvor, an Australian comedian whose puppet skills have been put to use in Me and My Monsters, The Hobbit movie and The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe film. In this interview we talk their amazing influences, creating one of the most popular Super Bowl commercials of all time and more! Transcript of this interview is available … Her other puppetry credits include work on the iconic Canadian kids shows, The Friendly Giant and Mr. Dressup as well as the 1994 Walt Disney Pictures film The Santa Clause. His other credits include work on The Muppets, Dinosaurs, The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss, and Jack's Big Music Show. Heath McIvor's last solo show, Randy's Postcards From Purgatory was the cult hit of the 2009 Edinburgh Fringe, selling out its entire run and launching Randy unceremoniously onto the world stage. 1 episode totalling 1 hour, 12 minutes. I talk to Heath McIvor about his career, Randy and everything in between on this episode of Under The Puppet. Instagram; Youtube; Sammy J & Randy About Sammy J & Randy. I talk to Nina Keogh about her family’s puppetry legacy and her career in this episode of Under The Puppet. He puppeteered and voiced Master Splinter in the 1990’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles films and puppeteered Aughra in the Netflix Series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. Randy Feltface, mostly referred to merely as Randy, or, on occasion, Randy the Purple Puppet, is an Australian puppet comedian voiced and operated by Heath McIvor.Randy is a permanent fixture on the international stand-up circuit, and makes regular guest appearances on Australian television. http://www.UnderThePuppet.com - Matt Vogel is a principal Muppet performer who took over the roles of Sesame Street’s Big Bird and The Count as well as the most recognizable puppet in the world, Kermit the Frog. AS SOON as comedian Heath McIvor unzips the suitcase in which he stores his glove puppet, Randy — essentially McIvor's alter-ego/right hand — the purple creature seems to come to life. The titles read like a droll hashtag summary of the year: “Thoughts and Prayers”, the ballads of “Dunny Roll” and “Bunnings Karen”, “Corona Yoga”, “Home School with Mr Dad”, “Goodbye, My Lockdown”, “Well Meaning White People”, “US Presidential Cup”. Download the free Under The Puppet App for iOS and Android to hear even more of my conversation with Heath! Download the free Under The Puppet App for iOS and Android to hear even more of my conversation with Heath! That had some good Christopher Pyne-wood jokes, which was a shame.”. http://www.UnderThePuppet.com - For the past several years, The Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California has embraced puppetry in the form of The Pacific Pals! Also, this month you can win a one of a kind Under The Puppet Special edition Doweling Puppet handmade by David Stephens of All Hands Productions. With comedy, it’s so much about that energy and trying to make each other laugh, and when there’s a half-second lag on a dodgy internet connection, you lose so much of that. Heath McIvor Wiki: Salary, Married, Wedding, Spouse, Family Template:Multiple issuesHeath McIvor (born August, 1980) is an Australian puppeteer, writer and singer known primarily for his role as Randy, a purple puppet in the comedy duo Sammy J & Randy. Randy Is Sober is essentially a confessional stand-up show, emotional and hilarious, all delivered by what is basically a glorified sock. http://www.UnderThePuppet.com - My guest this episode is Raymond Carr. Plus, stay tuned after the interview to find out how to win an autographed copy of Making Puppets The Fairyland Way in this month's giveaway! Other credits include work on Sesame Street, Oobi, The Adventures of Timmy the Tooth and several projects with The Muppets. “The first two shows, I was sitting down because I thought that’s what radio presenters did, but I could feel my energy just drop. For the 2020 Dumpster Fire Spectacular, the character of God, as personified by an orange puppet operated by Heath McIvor, Sammy J’s “comedy husband” from their Sammy J and Randy stand-up routine, will conduct an end-of-year performance review of the year 2020. DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW: SAG/AFTRA PUPPETEERS VIDEO - https://youtu.be/1QOqk8RR_dY SAG/AFTRA PUPPETEERS FACEBOOK GROUP - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1712800852184055/ (ONLY FOR UNION PUPPETEERS), CONNECT WITH KEVIN: IMDB – http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0137955/ INSTAGRAM - https://www.instagram.com/kevincarlson1962/, DOWNLOAD THE UNDER THE PUPPET APP! I talk to Heath McIvor about his career, Randy and everything in between on this episode of Under The Puppet. Become a patron of Saturday Morning Media and get cool rewards! Andrew McIvor is on Facebook. Transcript of this interview is available to the Saturday Morning Media Patreon Patrons! Home Groves Heath McIvor Grove. http://www.UnderThePuppet.com - Heath McIvor started puppeteering when he was 17 years old and he’s worked on everything from television shows such as Jim Henson’s Me & My Monsters to arena spectaculars like Walking With Dinosaurs. “God will be sitting in judgment with 2020, played by me, and deciding whether or not it’s guilty or innocent. http://www.UnderThePuppet.com - In this episode, I sit down with Kevin Carlson to talk SAG/AFTRA Contracts and how they relate to puppeteers. Heath McIvor. CONNECT WITH MATT: WEBSITE: http://www.mattvogel.com TWITTER: https://twitter.com/welcomemattv INSTAGRAM: http://www.instagram.com/welcomemattv FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/welcomemattv, DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW: BELOW THE FRAME: https://belowtheframe.buzzsprout.com MUPPETS NOW: https://disneyplusoriginals.disney.com/show/muppets-now SESAME STREET: https://www.sesamestreet.org. IOS - apps.apple.com/us/app/under-the-puppet/id1465915554 ANDROID - play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.saturdaymorningmedia.android.puppet, CONNECT WITH GRANT http://www.MrGrant.com http://www.twitter.com/toasterboy https://instagram.com/throwingtoasters/. We just did a Love, Actually parody where I’m just holding cards up to the camera saying, ‘Man, it’s really hard to write comedy’.”. Tony turned down a job offer from Jim Henson to focus on building his own career, a career that included hundreds of commercials and television and film work including Flight of the Navigator, Short Circuit, Men In Black, Team America and many, many more. She was deputy editor of Green Guide from 2006 to 2010 and now also writes features and interviews for Life & Style in The Saturday Age and M magazine in The Sunday Age. CONNECT WITH MARK: WEBSITE - http://www.markbryanwilson.com FACEBOOK - https://www.facebook.com/Mark-Bryan-Wilson-592687187524065/ INSTAGRAM - https://www.instagram.com/markbryanwilson TWITTER - https://twitter.com/markbryanwilson IMDB - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0933822/, DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW: Magic Mountain - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Six_Flags_Magic_Mountain Tony Urbano - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0881691/. Sammy J (Sam McMillan) and Randy Feltface (played by puppeteer Heath McIvor) are an award-winning Australian musical comedy duo. Facebook gives people the power to share … Listen to the episode to find out how to enter! http://www.UnderThePuppet.com - In this first Puppeteer Roundtable, I am joined by Donna Kimball (Fraggle Rock, Dark Crystal Age of Resistance) and Allan Trautman (Muppets, Happytime Murders) to discuss the ins and outs of auditions and how puppeteers can take the best advantage of them. Visit www.patreon.com/saturdaymorningmedia for info! No signup or install needed. She has some great advice for those looking to do the same. It gives us something to aim for in 2021.”. Then there was the darker Playground Politics sketch, “How to Make an Aged Care Home”, and the simple, heart-tugging “Corona, Actually”. http://www.UnderThePuppet.com - The Vent Haven Museum in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky is the world’s only museum dedicated to the art of ventriloquism. CONNECT WITH VENT HAVEN: WEBSITE: https://www.venthaven.org FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/VentHaven/ TWITTER: https://twitter.com/Venthaven INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/venthavencurator/, DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW:Museum History: https://www.venthaven.org/history Lisa's Book: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1534742832/ Vent Haven Capital Fund: https://venthaven.networkforgood.com/projects/93569-crossing-the-threshold-to-our-new-home. His other credits include puppetry work on Beetlejuice, Hook, MuppetVision 3D and The Mr. I talk to Jay Johnson about his incredible career on this episode of Under The Puppet. 4. CONNECT WITH KATY: Website - https://www.katywilliamsdesign.com Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/katy.williams.design/ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/katywilliamsdesign/, Puppeteers of America - https://www.puppeteers.org, Guidelines for Guilds - https://www.puppeteers.org/who-we-are/regions-and-guilds/guidelines-for-guilds/, Rocky Mountain Puppetry Guild - https://www.facebook.com/RMPuppetGuild/, Puppet Palooza - https://www.katywilliamsdesign.com/puppetpalooza, Rocky Mountain Puppetry Slam - https://www.katywilliamsdesign.com/rmpuppetslam. He is an Australian puppet comedian voiced and operated by Heath McIvor. Plus, stay tuned after the interview to find out how to win your own Jim Henson Company hoodie! Add to this grove → Share this grove. But it also sharpens you. Join Facebook to connect with Heath McIvor and others you may know. Beginning on the occasion of his coming into being, four trees for four decades. 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