Come and share your own puppet creations with Bonnie Erickson, puppet and mascot design and builder extraordinaire. Bonnie Erickson designed, built and named the inimitable original Miss Piggy, and is the designer responsible for many other iconic Muppets, including the cantankerous Statler and Waldorf. Bonnie and Ben Hawker and Jonny Fraser-Allen, senior designers at Weta Workshop, would love to meet you and your creations one-on-one.
14 April 15:30
17 April 18:30
Join Bonnie Erickson – a key collaborator and member of the original design team for The Muppet Show. She created crowd favourites such as Miss Piggy, and Statler and Waldorf, and multiple other characters across a range of Jim Henson productions.
29 April 15:30
Colleagues, collaborators, and friends come together to participate in a wide-ranging and intimate conversation about Jim’s unique contribution to the world. Projects discussed will include The Muppet Show, Sesame Street, Fraggle Rock, The Dark Crystal, Labyrinth, The Muppet Movie, and more.