Sarah Baxter | Director

Director

Sarah Baxter

This Season

Aida, Madama Butterfly

Biography

Sarah is a freelance director and dramaturg. She is the director member of INO Studio 2018/2019 and was assistant director for INO’s production of Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro last April. As assistant director she has also worked with Landmark Productions, Gate Theatre, Field Day Theatre Company, Fabulous Beast Dance Theatre Company and was associate director for The Unmanageable Sisters (Abbey Theatre).

Her work as director/co-creator includes: with Alice Malseed, it’s getting harder and harder for me (Dublin Fringe 2017/MAC, Belfast 2018) and Jellyfish (Dublin Fringe 2015/UK tour 2016) and with Niamh Shaw Diary of a Martian Beekeeper (Rory Gallagher Theatre, Cork, 2017/ Smock Alley Dublin, 2018). Further director credits include: 24HourPlaysDublin 2018 (Dublin Youth Theatre/Abbey Theatre), Dubliners Women (Irish national tour), Taboo (White Label), The Hellfire Squad and Vehicle (Devious Theatre), and To Space (Niamh Shaw), which toured to Edinburgh and Adelaide Fringe Festivals.

Sarah works continuously on developing new work, as dramaturg and director, through workshops and readings. She works with the Abbey Theatre's New Work Department. She trained in LeCoq-based theatre, devised theatre and physical theatre at London International School of Performing Arts and furthered her mask studies at Centro Maschere e Strutture Gestuali in Italy. She is a member of the artist collective White Label.