Visiting Assistant Professor
Puppetry, Spring 24



Sofia Padilla is a Mexican Theater Artist, Director, Designer and Puppeteer who has participated in over forty national and international theater productions. For television, she was the First Assistant Director of Sesame Street in Mexico City for the 2016 season “Listos a Jugar”. Currently, she works as a touring member of Bread and Puppet Theater and as the Artistic Co-Director of Paradox Teatro, which she founded in 2017 with Davey T Steinman. Paradox Teatro has received three grants from “The Jim Henson Foundation” to develop two different projects: “Migraciones / Migrations” (2019 Production Grant) and “Speechless / Sin Palabras” (2021 Workshop Grant and 2023 Production Grant).