"That is my mission as an artist—is to create this accessible, inclusive theater for all. " -- Sara Morgulis
Sara Morgulis is an applied theater artist and educator who is dedicated to engaging young people through accessible and inclusive theater practices. She holds an MA in Applied Theatre from the City University of New York and a BFA in Acting with a Minor in Education Studies from Syracuse University. Sara co-presented her master’s thesis research on using theater in peer education at the 2013 American Alliance for Theatre and Education conference. Her research about training young people to be applied theater peer facilitators will be published in an upcoming edition of Research in Drama Education: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance. She also teaches programming at Actionplay, an organization dedicated to providing people on the autism spectrum equal access to the arts through programming, professional development, and training modules. Sara has also worked onstage as a teaching artist and actor at several regional theaters across the country including People’s Light and Theatre Company in Malvern, PA, Syracuse Stage in Syracuse, NY, and Asolo Repertory Theatre in Sarasota, FL. Sara is the proud recipient of the 2015 TYA/USA Ann Shaw Fellowship Award. Sara used the award to visit Oily Cart Theatre in London in May 2015 to experience the re-launching of their show, The Bounce.
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