Michael Schupbach has worked as a puppet builder, designer, and wrangler on Bear in the Big Blue House and Sesame Street. Beginning his Muppet career as an assistant during the first season of Bear in the Big Blue House, Schupbach soon moved to Sesame Street, where he became on-set puppet supervisor and a member of the NY Muppet Workshop.
Schupbach is also one of the creators of Johnny and the Sprites, where he also serves as character designer, conceptual designer, and puppeteer.
In 2008, Schupbach created a plush toy, Konjoined Kitty, which is sold in "urban vinyl" stores.
- Bear in the Big Blue House: Built Grandma Flutter
- Sesame Street: Designed and built several "Sesame Street" and "Elmo's World" characters, including alternate Elmo puppets, talking Bell, and talking Yo-Yo puppets.
- The West Wing: Designed and built Muppet Doctor