Bunraku - Telling stories through puppeteering

An MU troupe uses traditional techniques learned from professionals in Japan to entertain and educate audience members
Friday, March 28, 2008 | 12:00 p.m. CDT; updated 7:50 p.m. CDT, Monday, July 21, 2008

Members of the Bunraku Bay Puppet Troupe reveal their bruised and swollen hands after a demonstration of traditional Japanese puppetry. The strings and pulleys used to manipulate the puppets’ limbs cause visible wear and tear on their skin.