SARA BISPHAM 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)
Sara was one of the original cast members at The London Cabaret Club, performing in their Latin & Ballroom shows and has also toured the UK with Danny Foster & The Big Soul Corporation.
Most recently Sara appeared in 42nd Street at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in London's West End, which won the Best Musical Revival at the 2017 What's On Stage Awards. The 42nd Street Company also won The Stef Stefanou Award for Outstanding Company at The National Dance Awards 2017.
Sara has extensive experience teaching, directing and choreographing. She currently also teaches at the Sylvia Young Theatre School and Pineapple Dance Studios. 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.