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Sarah is a Lecturer in Theatre and Performance specialising in applied and community theatre, devised theatre and voice. She is also a theatre practitioner and playwright who works in community settings across the North West of England. She is co-director of Salford Community Theatre.
She graduated from the University of Leeds in 2018 with her PhD entitled ‘Political Voice as Embodied Performance: young women, politics and engagement.’ Previous to this she studied MA Applied Theatre at the University of Manchester and BA Drama with Philosophy at Royal Holloway University of London. She is an Associate Fellow of the HEA.
Sarah’s research interests include: applied and community theatre; actor and performance training, particularly in applied settings; political and activist theatre; and voice and civic engagement. She is a Coordinator for the TAPRA Performer Training Working Group as well as Co-Editor of the Theatre Dance and Performance Training Blog. She has published in Research in Drama Education: The Applied Theatre Journal, Theatre Dance and Performance Training, The Journal for Interdisciplinary Voice Studies, and The Journal for Deliberation.