Brown, Sarah

Brown, Sarah

Sarah Brown
Omaha, NE
(402) 689-7614

For the past 18 years, Sarah has worked work with Nebraska Shakespeare as a director, actor, and educator, and she was recently appointed Artistic Director for the company in 2018. She has acted in countless shows for Shakespeare On The Green and Shakespeare On Tour and has directed, The Tempest, As You Like It, Romeo and Juliet, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. In 2016, Sarah launched an all-female production program, “Juno’s Swans,” which has produced readings of The Taming of the Shrew, Richard 3, and Julius Caesar. Through her work with Juno’s Swans, Sarah has explored gender performance using creative character/movement development techniques, unlocking a personal understanding of gender performance and how our current culture has shaped and defined gender roles in society.

She is passionate about challenging previous assumptions of Shakespeare and Gender Performance, expanding perception and reception of performance on and off stage She has acted for Utah Shakespeare, NTC productions, Folger Library Theatre, The Blue Barn, and The Rose Theatre. Most recently Sarah directed the world premiere of Adaptive Radiation at Denizen Theatre in New Paltz, NY. Sarah has her MA from the University of Northern Colorado and her BA from University of Nebraska at Omaha in Theatre Performance.