Sarah Hankins

Sarah Hankins is a director, actor, teacher, and theatre administrator with a strong focus in collaboration, physical theatre, and heightened language. As Associate Artistic Director at Triad Stage, she supports the theatre’s artistic goals and core values through strengthening university partnerships, casting, directing, acting, dramaturgical research, audience engagement, building community, facilitating the design process, and coordinating special events. Sarah worked in NYC for eight years as a freelance actor and director with a thriving career in downtown theatre. Sarah is the former Artistic Director of the NYC eco-theatre Green Theatre Collective and was an Associate Artist at Orlando Shakespeare Theatre, where she both performed, directed, and taught for six years. Training includes SITI Company’s Month-long Intensive, clown with Christopher Bayes and Jane Nichols, and Linklater and Text with Shakespeare and Company. She complete her MFA in Directing at UNCG and received her BA at Davidson College. Sarah has taught at The College of St. Elizabeth in NJ, Greensboro College, GTCC and UNCG.