BA (Hons) PGCE MA Ed Studies
Sarah is an experienced and inspirational drama practitioner, director and writer who has been working within arts, training and education (both mainstream and outside of school) for 25 years. In addition to her freelance work she is Artistic Director of Yew Tree Youth Theatre and Yew Tree Arts Ltd. She is also Artistic Director of NODA Theatre Summer School and project manager of Wakefield LitFest, an Arts Council England funded project for 14 – 25 year olds.
Her work in the arts focuses on creating quality theatre with and for community casts and young people, it encompasses a vast range of productions of established plays in addition to the devising, writing and direction of innovative new works many of which are ensemble based. At the heart of all of her productions is the search for truth, integrity and creative vision.
In her work within education and training she uses drama to develop creativity, confidence and communication, all essential elements in successful learning. Her education work is driven by the same ambition of excellence and opportunities for all as her work in theatre.