Leslie's Biography

Leslie Carrara-Rudolph joined the Sesame Street cast for Season 38 in 2007, performing the little fairy-in-training Abby Cadabby.

Besides her work on Sesame Street, Carrara-Rudolph appears on several other children's television programs, including Disney's Johnny & the Sprites.

She got her start on ABC's Muppets Tonight and then worked on a number of Henson Company productions, including the DVD series Sesame Beginnings for Sesame Workshop, Animal Jam for the Learning Channel, and season two of The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss for Nickelodeon. Carrara-Rudolph was a member of the PBS puppet tour that visited shelters in Louisiana and Mississippi in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

Carrara-Rudolph's stage credits include Sweeney Todd, Little Shop of Horrors and Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe. She has performed with the Henson puppet improv group "Puppet Up" at the Aspen Comedy Festival and the Australian Comedy festival. Carrara-Rudolph is currently touring with her new show Entertaining Thoughts, an interactive musical story designed to fire up the imagination of the young and young at heart.