Myra Su


Myra Su (puppeteer) is a storyteller, puppeteer, and puppet maker. Her primary medium is shadow puppetry but her work also includes experimentations with crankies, paper craft, bunraku, video, and taxidermy. Su has been a featured artist at the Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival, the Baltimore Crankie Festival, and the National Puppet Slam in Atlanta. Upcoming projects include a NPN/VAN-funded music-puppetry collaboration with renowned musician/filmmaker Tatsu Aoki, using miniatures, shadows, and live video. Along with her independent projects, Su has worked with Manual Cinema since 2013 as a puppet builder and touring puppeteer. Some of her credits include Frankenstein, Lula del Ray, and Ada/Ava. For her full portfolio, please visit