Sara Armstrong is the Director of the CRLT Theatre Program. A theatre artist with over twenty years of experience as a performer, playwright, director, arts administrator, and educator, Sara establishes strategic priorities for the theatre program that align with the needs of a range of higher education communities and the Players’ commitments to advancing equity in academic spaces. In her role, she also writes scripts, directs new pieces, and designs and facilitates sessions. In addition to her work with the theatre program, she is also a member of the Senior Leadership Team at CRLT. Sara earned a B.A. in Theatre from Oklahoma State University, an M.A. in Theatre Studies from the University of Kansas, and a Ph.D. from the Interdisciplinary Theatre and Drama program at Northwestern University in 2013. She was also a postgraduate fellow in Dramaturgy/Playwriting at the University of Birmingham, England. Her dissertation focused on the role operating theories of embodiment play in privileging and marginalizing particular student bodies in performance learning spaces.
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