The most famous reindeer of all is back in Atlanta for his seventh season at the Center for Puppetry Arts!

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is based on the 1964 stop-motion animated TV special. The nearly hour-long production is designed for audiences 4+ and runs through December 31.

Jon Ludwig, the Center's Artistic Director, and Tim Sweeney, Director of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, spoke with 11Alive's Melissa Long about the art of puppetry.