Theatre Director

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Sara Rademacher

SDC Associate Member/ Observership Classes 2016- 2018
Artistic Director and Co-Founder of Elements Theatre Collective, 2011 - 2013
Assistant to President’s Risa Brainin & Michael Hood, National Theater Conference, 2014 – Present

 

Directing: Plays, Musicals, Devised Work


The Secret Annex

Unnecessary Farce

The Fry Bread Queen

Caught Dreaming

Between Panic and Desire

Forever Yours

Appetizers or Once on this Island

The Actress

Propaganda

Or,

Gruesome Playground Injuries

boom

The Love Song of J. Robert Oppenheimer

These Mistakes

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Yet UnNamed

Ngizobona

The Last Five Years

Legally Blonde: The Musical

Reefer Madness: The Musical

BRB

Alix Sobler

Paul Slade Smith

Carolyn Dunn

Ryan Dancho

Bear Kosik

Judd Silverman

Scott C. Sickles

Theresa Rebeck

Raul Martinez

Liz Duffy Adams

Rajiv Joseph

Peter Sinn Nachtrieb

Carson Kreitzer

Samantha Cooper

Edward Albee

The Coalition

The Coalition

Jason Robert Brown

Laurence O'Keefe/ Heather Hach

Dan Studney/ Kevin Murphy

Alexei Quiros

La Habra Theatre Guild, CA (March, 2019)

Pioneer Playhouse, KY (July, 2018)

Saulte Ste Marie Tribe Cultural Center, MI (May, 2018)

NY Summerfest Theatrefest, NY

Midtown International Theatre Festival, NY

Gallery Players, NY

Greenhouse Ensemble, NY

Greenhouse Ensemble, NY

New York Museum of Art and Design, NY

Elements Theatre Collective, CA

Elements Theatre Collective, CA

Elements Theatre Collective, CA

Connelly Theatre/ Columbia University, NY

Columbia University, NY

Columbia University, NY

Columbia University, NY

University of Kwa Zulu-Natal,Durban, South Africa

Elements Theatre Collective, CA

Santa Barbara School for the Arts, CA

Out of the Box Theatre, CA

UC Santa Barbara, CA

 

Workshops and Readings


Suzy Storck (Link to Video)

Ybor City: The Musical

The Dictator (Link to Video)

The Long Walk (Link to Video)

A Notebook for Winter (Link to Video)

The Snow Maiden of Appalachia

Training: The Musical

Magali Mougel

Anita Gonzalez/ Dan Furman

Issam Maahfouz

Fabrizio Sinisi

Armondo Pirozzi

Andrew Austin

Joseph Schermann

PEN World Voices International Theatre Festival, NY

PUNTO Space, NY

Classic Arab Plays Festival, The Segal Center, NY

Italian Playwrights Project, The Segal Center, NY

Italian Playwrights Project, The Segal Center, NY

Tidewater Opera Initiative

Elements Theatre Collective

 

Assistant Directing


Persians by Aeschylus

Orpheus in the Underworld by Orphée

Basetrack Live by Jason Grote/Edward Bilous

The Brothers Size by Tarell Alvin McCraney

Three Tall Women by Edward Albee

Love Person by Aditi Brennan Kapil

Tiny Alice by Edward Albee

A Delicate Balance by Edward Albee*

Notari Notari by Shigefumi Fukatsu*

*Directing Intern

Dir. Anne Bogart

Dir. Sam Helfrich

Dir. Seth Bockley

Dir. Juliette Carrillo

Dir. Allison Narver       

Dir. Risa Brainin          

Dir. Jasson Minadakis

Dir. Gary Gisselman

Dir. Michael Bigelow Dixon

The Getty Villa, CA

Virginia Opera, VA

En Garde Arts, National Tour/ BAM, NY

Seattle Repertory Theatre, WA

Seattle Repertory Theatre, WA

Mixed Blood Theater, MN                         

Marin Theatre Company, CA

The Guthrie Theater, MN

The Playwrights Center, MN

 

Dramaturgy


Ghosts by Heinrich Ibsen

Spring Awakening: The Musical

The Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov

Three Tall Women by Edward Albee

The Brothers Size by Tarell Alvin McCraney

The Pullman Porter Blues by Cheryl L. West*

*Literary Assistant

Dir. Jonathan Fox

Dir. Samantha Eve                    

Dir. Irwin Appel

Dir. Allison Narver

Dir. Juliette Carrillo

Dir. Lisa Peterson

Ensemble Theatre Company, CA

Out of the Box Theatre Co., CA

UC Santa Barbara, CA

Seattle Repertory Theatre, WA

Seattle Repertory Theatre, WA

Seattle Repertory Theatre, WA

 

Education


Columbia University, New York  

Master of Fine Arts in Theater Directing

University of California, Santa Barbara  

Bachelor of Arts in Dramatic Arts         

University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, Durban, South Africa

Theater and Performing