Results for - Real Live Puppets

1,602 voters participated in this survey

1. Have you ever seen a "live" puppet show? (Not recorded or on t.v. )

Yes
36%
583 votes
No
52%
840 votes
Not sure if these were "puppets" - please comment
3%
47 votes
N/A
10%
154 votes

2. What was your reaction?

Delighted
21%
340 votes
Fascinated
14%
232 votes
Bewildered
3%
53 votes
Unsure
20%
314 votes
Terrified
2%
27 votes
Bored
16%
253 votes
Other (please specify)
30%
488 votes

3. How old were you when you saw the show?

Very young - before 5 years old.
4%
70 votes
Young school-age - 5 to 7 years old.
14%
221 votes
School-age - 8 to 12 years old
10%
153 votes
Teen-aged or Adult
11%
183 votes
Don't remember
9%
145 votes
N/A
52%
830 votes

4. Have you ever performed a puppet show?

Yes
13%
203 votes
No
87%
1,399 votes

5. If you have performed with puppets, were you on your own or with other people?

On my own - a one puppet / one person conversation.
4%
71 votes
On my own - a simple show with a few puppets.
5%
75 votes
With a small group - 1 or 2 other people and several puppets
8%
127 votes
I'm part of a troupe.
2%
32 votes
N/A
83%
1,325 votes
Other (please specify)
0%
6 votes

6. If you have performed with puppets, did you use a stage or mingle with the audience?

Used a stage only. The background, props & lighting have to be set just right.
7%
109 votes
Used a stage for the performance then mingled to let the audience meet the puppets
4%
70 votes
Never used a stage - my puppet partner likes to meet the people
4%
66 votes
N/A
84%
1,344 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
13 votes

7. Do you think "live" puppet shows are a disappearing art form?

Yes - Their time has come and gone.
16%
256 votes
Sadly yes - we may see a few holdouts at libraries and county fairs but times have changed and today's audiences are too sophisticated for that kind of thing
20%
319 votes
Not entirely - there are still many people who enjoy the art and talent of a good puppet show
13%
211 votes
No - this art form is evolving like any other, many movie special effects are done using puppet techniques
6%
89 votes
N/A
48%
762 votes
Other (please specify)
0%
6 votes
10/17/2015 Living 1602 22 By: Thea211

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