Kayla Prestel with Samantha Turlington

Kayla Prestel with Samantha Turlington

Kayla Prestel is an actor, puppeteer and teaching artist. This is her fifth time performing in Puppet Playlist! Off Broadway: The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show (puppeteer), Fringe NYC: The Morningtime of Now (Opal/puppeteer), Regional: The Tempest (Miranda/Trinculo), Touchstone Theatre, The Museum of Music (Sylvie/puppeteer), 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 puppeteered with Mock Turtle Marionette Theater. Currently, she performs and teaches puppetry with Puppet Kitchen and is a private Pilates instructor and Wellness coach. kaylaprestel.com

SAMANTHA E. TURLINGTON Recent work includes; An American Victory (Original Studio Cast Recording), Wall 2 Wall: Stephen Schwartz (Symphony Space), The Magic Flute (NYTimes Best in Art 2015/80WSE Gallery), Handel’s Messiah (Carnegie Hall), Ophelia (Rockabye Hamlet), Mama (Children of Eden), Katherina (Taming of the Shrew), Leonato (Much Ado About Nothing), Barker (Oddity by Ashley Lauren Rogers), The Tempest (American Ballet Theater), Misty/Dale (Incongruence; A {trans}Gender Looking Glass) Love to Matthew!seturlington.com