SARA CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Originally from Bushey, Sara trained on a scholarship at the Sylvia Young Theatre School, where she was Head Girl, graduating with the Jeff Richer Award for Excellence in Dance. She then furthered her training at Laine Theatre Arts, graduating with a Trinity National Diploma in Musical Theatre and an ATCL National Diploma in Acting, along with her LAMDA Gold Medals in Acting and Verse & Prose, Adv 2 ISTD Qualifications in Ballet, Modern and Tap and her FDI Teaching Qualification in Modern Theatre Dance. Sara also spent a year studying Meisner Technique with The Impulse Theatre Company, under the direction of Scott Williams.
THEATRE INCLUDES: 42nd Street (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane), Some Like It Hot (Switzerland), Aladdin (Milton Keynes Theatre), Aida (Switzerland), Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs (Manchester Opera House), Cabaret (Zeltpalast, Merzig), Alice in Wonderland (Simon Star Theatre, Phuket, Thailand), Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs (The Al Rayaan Theatre, Qatar and The Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering), Ich
War Noch Niemals in New York (Apollo Theatre, Stuttgart), Die Fleadermaus (Theater des Westerns, Berlin), The Rat Pack (UK Tour), Dick Whittington (Milton Keynes Theatre), Der Schuh Des Manitu (Theater des Westerns, Berlin), Peter Pan (The Capitol Theatre, Horsham), Whistle Down The Wind (Aldwych Theatre, London).
Credits whilst training: Phyllis in Follies, Mae in Bye Bye Birdie, Mrs Parry in Teachers (LTA Studio Theatre)
FILM, TELEVISION & RADIO INCLUDE: The Olivier Awards (ITV), The Royal Variety Performance 2017 (ITV) The Generation Game (BBC), This Morning (ITV), Tonight at The London Palladium (ITV), The One Show (BBC), Unfinished Business (MTV), Never Mind The Buzzcocks (BBC), XChange (CBBC), Comic Relief (BBC), Harry Potter & The Prisoner of Azkaban (Warner Bros), The Magic City (Radio 4), Maths Mansion (Channel 4), The Toybox (Brand New Films), Home: The Story of Our House (Radio 4), Head in The Clouds (Sony Pictures), The Queens Nose (BBC), Star (ITV), King Street Junior (Radio 4)
COMMERCIALS INCLUDE: McDonalds, Verifone, Caroline Arthur Bridal, The Sound of Music CD, Kodak, Sparkasse Deutschland, Walkers Crisps and Babyliss.
RECORDINGS INCLUDE: 42nd Street Cast Recording (London 2017 Revival)
OTHER WORK INCLUDES: Danny Foster & The Big Soul Corporation (UK Tour), The Glamour of Paris (Willen Lake), The Rat Pack (UK Tour). Sara has performed at events all over the world for brands including: Fujitsu, Heineken, Sky Sports and Merecedes-Benz. Sara was an original cast member at The London Cabaret Club performing in their Latin and Ballroom shows at One Mayfair, The Collection and Bloomsbury Ballroom.
Whilst appearing in 42nd Street at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in London's West End, the 42nd Street Company won The Stef Stefanou Award for Outstanding Company at The National Dance Awards 2017. The show also won the Best Musical Revival at the 2017 What's On Stage Awards.
Most recently Sara appeared as Snow White in Snow White & The Seven Dwarves at The Radlett Centre. Sara joined the production as emergency covid cover and learnt the part in just 24 hour on Christmas day!
Sara has extensive experience teaching, directing and choreographing. She currently also teaches at the Sylvia Young Theatre School and Pineapple Dance Studios where she also is also a workshop leader for the official The Next Step Workshops.
Sara is thrilled to now have her own school and get to pass on her love and enthusiasm of Performing Arts to the next generation in Watford, which is where her journey first began.