Sara is a New York based artist, designer and teacher. Her work investigates boundaries and rules, transformation and surprise, and the relationship between audience, performer and security. She is a member of wolf 359 in NY and Resident Designer at Wellfleet’s Harbor Stage Theatre on Cape Cod. Her work has been presented in New York at Lincoln Center, St Ann’s Warehouse, PS122, the Ontological-Hysteria Theatre, The Kitchen, New York Live Arts, Women’s Project, and Classic Stage Company; as well as across the country including A.R.T., The Wexner Center, The San Diego Museum of Art and the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston. In 2013 she was Head of Design on the immersive nightclub experience Queen of the Night, "New York's hottest nightlife event" (New York Magazine). Sara’s designs have been presented in Germany, Ireland, Scotland and France, and she most recently designed and directed the North American tour of Emily's D+Evolution for the Grammy Award winning musician Esperanza Spalding. She has worked with comedians Jerry Seinfeld, Colin Quinn, and Hasan Minaj, and is currently Associate Designer on a new ballet with Basil Twist.
Sara designed sets and puppets for the new musical The Kioskers written by Scott Adkins directed by Mia Rovegno that was developed in part through her residency at St Ann's Puppet Lab in 2015. She received a Bessie Award in 2010 for Faye Driscoll's 837 Venice Blvd. Her designs have been presented at the Prague Quadrennial and she has designed books, bookstores, and zoo exhibits.
B.A. Loyola University Chicago. M.F.A. New York University