Sarah Richardson is a theatre-maker and education theatre practitioner creating work with and for young children and their families.
Since 2005 she has been a member of the New Vic Education team, designing and delivering participatory drama projects for theatres, schools, children's centre and libraries across Stoke-on-Trent and North Staffordshire. For the past six years Sarah has written and directed Tale Trail, the New Vic Theatre’s annual interactive theatre event for young families.
In 2014 Sarah created The Restoration Agency, her first work as an independent theatre-maker. An immersive theatre event designed to be performed in school playgrounds The Restoration Agency made high quality performance accessible to children aged 5-7 and their families in communities it visited within Stoke-on-Trent.
Sarah trained as a contemporary dancer at The Laban Centre for Movement & Dance in London before retraining as an actor at Drama Studio London and performing in schools and small scale venues across the UK. In 2015 she was selected as an artist for The Forge, Wild Rumpus’ incubator programme. In 2016 Sarah gained a place on Arts Connect Professional Development Programme and is currently being mentored by Alexandra Rowse, Creative Producer at Punchdrunk Enrichment. Sarah is a fellow of the School for Social Entrepreneurs.
Sarah lives in Cheshire with her husband and two young sons.