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Welcome to the imaginative world of Jill Larson, the award-winning, creative genius behind Capstone Characters, LLC. Jill is an experienced script writer, puppeteer, and ventriloquist. Inspired from an early age, Jill follows in the footsteps of the great ventriloquist, Jimmy Nelson and puppeteer Jim Henson.

Jill and her cast of characters captivates people of all ages, sharing life lessons and providing a fun way for children to learn the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects in an interdisciplinary and applied approach.

Whatever the event, class, seminar, gathering or celebration, it will be memorable, instructive, and “so much fun” with Capstone Characters.

Contact Capstone Characters for information and bookings.

“Jill’s ventriloquist performance, interactions with the audience, and clever wit really brought her characters to life. “ – Bruce Butler, Oshkosh Midmorning Kiwanis


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In 2012, Jax and Jill took third place in the Adult Category in the Oshkosh, WI Kiwanis “Oshkosh Talent Untapped” show.

“Awards of Achievement” from the Wisconsin Association of Public, Education, and Government Access Channels, Inc. (W.A.P.C.) for Capstone Characters Presents which aired on Oshkosh, WI Cable Access Channel 10, 1998 and 1999.