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Bruce Chesse

Son of Ralph Chesse, brother of Dion Chesse and Uncle of Matt Chesse He is the Artistic Director for the Oregon Puppet Theatre, Bruce Chesse is a second-generation puppeteer with more than 30 years experience. He is an internationally recognized puppet designer, manipulator, actor, director, teacher and author. Bruce's interest in puppetry is ... See full bio »
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 2008 Train Master
Grandy McGrady
 1987 King Cole's Party (Video)
Dweedle Duck (voice)
 1972 The Candidate
Mr. Rich
 1971 THX 1138
Trial Pontifex
 1968 Petulia
Tourist (uncredited)
 1968 How to Save a Marriage and Ruin Your Life
Groom (uncredited)
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 1989 Wee Sing in Sillyville (Video) (puppet designer and creator) / (puppeteer)
 1988 Grandpa's Magical Toys (Video) (puppets by)
 1987 King Cole's Party (Video) (puppets by: Puppets Concepts)

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Published: 1992, Puppets From Polyfoam: Spongees, (a video) by Barthel & Chessé, Puppet Concepts Publishing. Puppets From Polyfoam: Spongees, by Bruce K. Chessé, Early Stages 1976, third printing by Puppet Barthel & Chessé, Making and Using Puppets in the Primary Grades, Puppet Concepts Pub. 1992 Titeres De Polyfoam: Esponjaditos, Early ... See more »

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