Myra Su

Myra Su is a puppeteer based in Chicago. Her primary medium is in paper, including experimentations with crankie, shadow, video, and animation. Most recently, she made a short puppet film, “Goodnight Shadow,” under lockdown conditions with support from a Handmade Puppet Dreams 2020 Quarantine Film Micro-Commission grant. Currently, the film can be viewed for free online at the 2022 London International Mime Festival until February 6. In addition to her independent work, she has worked with Manual Cinema since 2013 as a puppet builder and touring puppeteer. She also teaches puppetry workshops and co-curates a quarterly puppet slam, “Nasty, Brutish & Short.” 


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