about this episode
On this week's show we're joined by one of puppetry's rising stars — Haley Jenkins! Haley currently stars in the title role of PBS Kids's Donkey Hodie, based on characters from Mr. Rogers Neighborhood. She has also performed on Helpsters, The Pee Wee Herman Show Live on Broadway, Sesame Street, where where she originated the role of Karli.
We talk with Haley about first finding bravery on the stage in high school, how her time in the Disney College Program ultimately led her to Sesame Street, and how all of her experiences in puppetry have informed her work as Dinkey Hodie. We also talk about Haley's experiences Zari, the Muppet from Afghanistan's Sesame co-production Baghch-e-Simsim, for appearances in the United States! PLUS: find out her celebrity name-drop who never forgets to send a "happy birthday" text !
PBS Kids Video App download it HERE
PBS Kids visit website
Donkey Hodie on YouTube watch NOW
Haley on Matt Vogel's Below the Frame listen HERE
Haley on Getting Felt Up: A Puppetry Podcast with Dan & Nate listen HERE
Haley on The DJ Bob Show listen HERE and also HERE
Pee Wee Herman in Put Down the Duckie watch it HERE
Zari interview with Katie Couric watch it HERE
Release date: September 6, 2021
Edited by Matt Bowen
Hosted by Adam Kreutinger & Cameron Garrity
download on itunes