Mentor: Demystifying the Writers Room
Liz Hara is a Los Angeles-based writer, builder, and puppeteer. She has built puppets and costumes for many theatrical and film productions, including Avenue Q, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, and The Lion King. In 2015, she and her team won an Emmy Award for Best Costume Design for their work on Sesame Street. Liz also writes and puppet wrangles for Sesame Street, winning an Emmy for Outstanding Writing in 2018. She has also written for CBS’s Life in Pieces, Apple+’s Helpsters, HBO’s Esme & Roy, and Nature Cat and Odd Squad for PBS. Her newest gig is writing for Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur, the newest Marvel superhero cartoon for Disney.
Liz is also a fantastic dancer, is super fun at weddings, and has an encyclopedic knowledge of candy.