As a child I was fascinated with marionettes. I must have been a persuasive 9-year-old, because I was able to talk my way into an internship with the incomparable Tom Tichenor who operated a puppet theatre at our local, public library. Without question, my jobs have been all downhill from there.
Gallery representation: Taylor de Cordoba
Just for fun, below is a You Tube of the famous marionette show scene from The Sound of Music. Why not?