|"The Gory Goremet" is a ventriloquist show I used
to do in Nashville at the Slaughter House. Bonehead (not
shown) was a little skull that wore a chef hat also. It was a
fun show. May it rest in peace here in the vault.
|"Professor Derby's Toy Shop" is a partial show
that was never completed. It started out as a ventriloquist
show for churches, that was supposed to teach moral
lessons to children.
|"The Careless King"
A show I did for the Fire
Department about fire safety.
|"Ye old shadow show"
A show I did for a Medieval
re-enactment group (SCA) with, what
|Proud member of
Two Twits with Puppets
Lost and Found
People I have lost track of and would like to find again!
David (Fred) Shipley
|1965-1969 Miami, Florida
1969-1975 Albion, Michigan (North School/Caldwell Elementary)
1975-1979 Natick, Mass (and Cape Cod in Summers) (Kennedy Junior High)
1979-1981 Saudi Arabia (9th grade year, RICS Riyahd International School)
1980-1981 Melbourne, Florida (first 10th grade year, Melbourne High)
1981-1982 Flagstaff, Arizona (2nd 10th grade year, Orme Ranch and Boarding
1982-1983 Arlington, Virginia (11th grade, Washington-Lee High)
1983-1984 Nashville Tennessee (12th grade Page High)
1984-1989 Nashville Tenn (MTSU, Middle Tennessee State University BA
Criminal Justice Maj, Bus. Minor)
1991-2001 Nashville Tenn (Metro Firefighter/EMT)Volunteer State University,
Fire Chemistry AA.
2001-2002 Orlando, Florida (Walt Disney World, Fantasy Land Operations
2003-present Orlando Public School, ACP Professional Teachers Certificate in
2005-present Started full time study of Puppetry when I turned 40.
|Jonathan David West ?
Ok, I know there are Jonathan Wests' everywhere! How do you know if you have found the
right one? Pictures don't help, No one looks the same anymore.
Here is a time line of my life to see if you know me:
(approx dates, who remembers?)
|3 little kittens
|Tyler Teddy: and
the Jelly Bean Tree
|Orlando Fringe Festival with Good
"Robert the Haunted Doll"
|With "Puppets on Hand"
The Worm Circus
|The Red Planet