Sarah designs + produces experiences, creative spaces + live events that play.
Actor / Director / Practitioner / Producer / Singer
Sarah makes projects, live events, collaborations + inter disciplinary workshops that break social boundaries + cross artistic forms whilst cultivating community. Working with people, places, communal spaces, teams, artists, organisations, festivals, architects, restaurants, leaders + cities.
“Sarah is an artistic force. The range, energy and quality of the work she delivered was astonishing. Her joy in directing was palpable. Exceptional - innovative, challenging and very effective.”
Director, Castaway Goole
Sarah applies the transformative power, art, tools + principles of “play” across innovation, health, creative processes, work spaces, personal development + performance, urban regeneration + city design. On a mission to bring new life to regenerating cities in a changing world.
Specialising in live experiences, devising mechanisms, creative process, interdisciplinary experiences + participatory events. Her award winning live projects, national + local collaborations as an artist enjoy making generative impact towards healthier inter connected cultures, communities + ecologies.
Royal Shakespeare Company, Goodbody award for Directing / 2010
The Sunday Times Playwright Award / 2010
Theatre Innovation, NSDF / 2010
St Hugh's Foundation for Excellence in the North / 2012
REYTA Remarkable Passion for the Arts Finalist Arts Fest / 2017
Royal Television Society Award Winner with Slung Low Professional Excellence: Drama & Comedy Production / 2018
Sarah’s practice spans 12 years + draw on experiential techniques, principles + interplay between live arts, immersive + interactive performance, improvisation, ecology, movement, design, theatre + music in a personal, inclusive + accessible way.
Sarah is Artistic Director + founder of international theatre company ParkBench.
Sarah is a part of PlayClub. A co creative house, live events agency + community enterprise making live experiences and innovating city spaces for Play. Based in Yorkshire & Humberside region, UK. Passionate about making alive spaces + redefining play across forms and industries for our times with, in + for regenerating cities.