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Lara MacLean (b. February 15th, 1972) served as part of the crew for JIM HENSONs Muppet Workshop on Bear in the BIG Blue House & SESAME STREET. She also served as part of the crew for JIM HENSONs Creature Shop on Aliens in the Family. She was a guest student her Junior year of college at the University of Connecticuts Puppet Arts Program.

MacLean began performing on SESAME STREET back in 1996 while also wrangling for the show. She was puppet wrangler & also the right hand for Tingo for SESAME English. During Season 39, she performed background characters & assisted for principal characters such as Abby Cadabby & Baby Bear. She is also currently 1 of the main wranglers for BIG BIRD.

MacLean also rebuilt the heads of Marvin Suggs, Nigel, & Wayne for their return in The Muppets.

She is interviewed in the 2014 documentary I Am BIG BIRD: The CAROLL SPINNEY Story.

MacLean is also an additional puppeteer on the non-Muppet series Johnny & the Sprites & The Book of Pooh, & remote control puppeteer for Amazons The Tick (starring Peter Serafinowicz).

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