Serra Hirsch

Serra Hirsch

Serra Hirsch

For the past 20 years, Serra Hirsch has built props, puppets and original craft pieces for theater, film and television companies all over New York City. She has appeared and competed on the Style Network's Craft Corner Deathmatch, created original puppets and prop pieces for Comedy Central’s Colbert Report (most notably, a 12' papier maché Stephen Colbert puppet at the 2010 Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear in Washington, DC to an audience of over 250,000). An annual Halloween enthusiast, Serra is frequently featured on television in her costumed creations, and has won countless of costume contests such as the Today Show, Live With Kelly and Michael!, as well as “Best Costume” for the 34th Annual Greenwich Village Halloween Parade. As a puppet builder and performer, Serra's work has been featured in the Great Small Works' Toy Theatre Festival, St. Ann’s Warehouse, HERE, PS122, Dixon Place, Theater for a New City, Manhattan Children's Theatre, 59E59 Theater, in both National and International puppetry festivals as well as numerous commercials, music videos, film shorts, PSAs and television promos. Her full length puppet play, The Dalì Project, toured to the Detroit Institute of Art, and her latest family audience piece, Vrooom!, received a Jim Henson Grant for further development. Serra also works as a voice over artist for TV/Radio/Animation, a prop stylist, and just ended a 2 year stint teaching prop building at LaGuardia High School of the Arts.

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