Carla Rudy is a SAG-AFTRA puppeteer based in Los Angeles. Film/TV credits include Team America: World Police, Oscar’s Hotel, Mack & Moxy, Shayna’s Place, Stool Pigeon, Agro & York, Hate… (*a comedy), and commercials for Old Spice, Fandango.com, Mattel, Kellogg’s, and Subaru.
Carla puppeteered with the musician Beck’s world tour, which included appearances on Saturday Night Live, MTV, and Jimmy Kimmel Live. Other stage credits include the 2010 LA Pee-wee Herman Show, Bear in the Big Blue House Live, Adventure Time Live, and the original children’s puppet musical Dream Carver. Voiceover credits include Automation, Armed Forces Radio, and Nougat.
Carla was a scholarship recipient to the Puppeteers of America West Coast festival, where she was invited to participate in a scriptwriting workshop by Muppets head writer Jerry Juhl. She also earned a BFA in creative writing from Emerson College.
Carla was recently selected to be a participant in the Sesame Workshop, at Sesame Street headquarters in NYC. She performed with the Jim Henson Company’s improv puppet troupe Puppet Up!, and studied improv with the Groundlings and Impro Theatre.
Carla is the creator of thriftstorefitness.com, where she reviews used fitness DVDs from the thrift store. She was a winner on the Trivial Pursuit game show and gets way too excited about obscure nonsense.