Jean Kuecher

Jean Kuecher, puppeteer and producer of the Marionette Playhouse, has delighted audiences with marionette, hand puppet and black light puppetry performances. Jean performs for schools, libraries, birthday parties, churches and corporate events, and is a performing and teaching artist with Young Audiences of Texas. Jean Kuecher has a Master’s degree in Education and is a Registered Trainer with the Texas Early Care and Education Career Development System. She is a charter member of the Greater Houston Puppetry Guild and a member of the National Puppeteers of America. Jean is the director of the annual Houston Puppetry Festival, providing quality performances and workshops for teachers, librarians, and puppetry enthusiasts. As a teacher she used puppetry to enrich her classroom curriculum. As a school counselor she developed weekly marionette shows on behavioral themes. While living in Indonesia, she studied Wayang Golek puppetry with a master Javanese Dalang. Jean presented science puppet shows and teacher training seminars during three tours to Saudi Arabia. All ages enjoy Jean’s love of puppetry, stories and children.

Creative, Enchanting, Enlightening. I empower the children to think and use their imagination. I equip the children to experience puppetry and expand their higher level thinking skills.


Jean Kuecher

Jean Kuecher - Aladdin


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Jean Kuecher

Jean Kuecher - Science Blacklight Puppet Show


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Jean Kuecher - Favorite Stories


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CC Guide: Science Black Light Puppet Show

YAH Science Black Light Puppet Show.pdf

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CC Guide: Favorite Stories

YAH Favorite Stories.pdf

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CC Guide: Aladdin, Rumplestiltskin, and Sleeping Beauty

YAH Aladdin, Rumpelstiltskin, Sleeping Beauty.pdf

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CC Guide: Be a Friend: Anti-Bullying Black Light Puppetry

YAH Be a Friend- Anti-Bullying Black Light Puppetry.pdf

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