Jeff Raab

Jeff R.

Astoria, NY
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Jeff delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+

Teaching since:

Jeff has been folding origami for over twenty years, and working as an origami artist and teacher for the past four. He is a teacher and artist with Taro's Origami Studio, and has independently taught origami at Manhattan Youth LAB Middle School in addition to workshops and private lessons to students of all ages. Jeff has also been hired as an origami artist for television commercials and live events.

Jeff is also an actor, musician, and theatre teaching artist. He trained at New York University, the Dell'Arte School of Physical Theatre, and Circus Warehouse. Favorite professional credits include two seasons with the Texas Shakespeare Festival, composing and musical directing an award winning score for Libra Theater's "12th Night," and teaching/directing as an international guest artist with Burgh Healthy Hub in Helensburgh, Australia.

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Origami Teacher/Artist
Dec 2014 - Present
Taro's Origami Studio

Origami Club Teacher
Sep 2016 - Apr 2017
Manhattan Youth LAB Middle School


Certificate, Physical Theatre
Oct 2013 - Jun 2014
Dell'Arte International School of Physical Theatre
Bachelor of Music, Musical Theatre
Sep 2006 - May 2010
New York University


Fluent / Native Proficiency

Photos & Videos

Origami Artist for Media job

Modular Star

Three-headed dragon in the palm of my hand. (John Montroll Design)

Lyrebird from tissue foil. Satoshi Kamiya Design.

Sea Otter. My original design.

Teaching Origami at the Texas Shakespeare Festival
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Eryn Mar 7, 2018
Origami · In home

Jeff was such an amazing teacher. He came to our home and even brought the special paper with him. Our son who is 7 and his friends (8-9yrs) thoroughly enjoyed learning how to fold origami and it was a creative fun way to spend the afternoon. We hope to do it again soon.

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