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Kayla Prestel // actor, puppeteer & teaching artist.

Off Broadway: The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show (Theater Row), The Death of Balder (St. Ann’s Warehouse - Labapolooza), Food for the Gods (La Mama), Puppet Playlist (The Tank/Sinking Ship Prod.), Women of Puppetry (NYC Puppet Fringe/Teatro SEA) The Morningtime of Now (FringeNYC) Regional: The Tempest (Touchstone Theatre), A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Diary of Anne Frank (Riverside Theater), The Museum of Music, (Mock Turtle Marionette Theater). She recently performed as a mime at The Bass Museum of Art (Miami, FL) in Davide Balula’s conceptual project, Mimed Sculptures. Kayla completed a year-long apprenticeship in physical theater with Touchstone Theater in Bethlehem, PA and studied puppetry with Mock Turtle Marionette Theater. Currently, she performs and teaches puppetry with Puppet Kitchen (NYC) and is a private Pilates instructor and Wellness coach. www.kaylaprestel.com