DerRic Starlight is a Blackfoot comedian-puppeteer from the Tsuut’ina Nation near Calgary who followed his dreams into a career of acting and puppetry. He now lives in Edmonton with his own cast of  “Nuppets” (Native Puppets) including Granny, Chief the Warrior, Band Councillor Willy, Jingle Dress Dancer and many many more.

DerRic has appeared regularly on the APTN (Aboriginal Peoples Television Network) and was one of the talented Canadian puppeteers to work on the recent “Fraggle Rock” reboot.  Now, with over 350 voices, a cast of Indigenous Puppet Characters and a genuine knack for Comedy, DerRic is one of the top touring professionals in North America. He is always in constant demand for Festivals. DerRic performs to adults and children alike.



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