SARAH MANN COMPANY

Bringing together the best of Brighton’s talent to produce work of thought provoking originality and humour.

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About Sarah

Acting credits include: Quince/Cobweb (MSND), Lady Macbeth (Macbeth), Mistress Ford (The Merry Wives of Windsor) all for Brighton Shakespeare Co. Cleo (Lysistrata) Rose Theatre, Kingston. Florence Unger (The Odd Couple), Mrs Hardcastle (She Stoops to Conquer), Madame Arcati (Blithe Spirit), Lady Bracknell (The Importance of Being Earnest) Incisor Open Air Theatre, Brighton. Maria (Twelfth Night) Pavilion Theatre, Brighton. Penny (I Know What You Want) Edinburgh Festival & Tour. Jonquil (Beauty & The Beast), Charlotte (Elegies) Komedia, Brighton. Lotte (The Ugly Man) BAC, London. In 2018 she was an actor in Pelleas et Melisande at Glyndebourne Opera House. Directed by Stefan Herheim and conducted by Robin Ticciati which also had a Proms performance at The Royal Albert Hall.

TV credits include: Basil Brush, The Bill, The Hutton Enquiry, Noel’s House Party and Bill & Cosh. She played Jane Gunn in the feature film: Connected and is an experienced voice-over artist.

Musical Theatre experience includes: Linda (Blood Brothers) Theatre Royal Brighton & Tour and Chorus (Blondel & Sweeney Todd) directed by Fenton Gray whom she co-directed Breath of Life with (a musical based on The Seagull by Anton Chekhov). She has also performed in cabaret at Komedia, Edinburgh and at various venues in London, including The Dolly Doodahs at Battersea Barge.

Directing credits include: Much Ado About Nothing, Comedy of Errors & Merchant of Venice for Brighton Shakespeare Co. Bald Prima Donna – Brighton Fringe Festival at the Lantern Theatre. Boy’s Life – Lantern Theatre, Brighton. Lady Lurve at The Old Market, Hove. Hacktivists as part of the National Theatre Connections. Shakespeare and Pinter presentations for ACT, Brighton.

Sarah co-founded Incisor Theatre Company in 1988 and has produced many productions for stage, as well as 7 years of Open Air Theatre in St Ann’s Well Gardens in Hove. She has also been assistant manager at The Fortune Theatre in Covent Garden. She was the Artistic Director at The London Drama School for 15 years, which she co-founded and produced and directed their West End showcases.

Sarah has been a Trinity Examiner in Speech and Drama since 2003 and also teaches students at The Academy of Creative Training in Brighton and privately.