Sara Katzoff (She/her/hers) is an anti-racist theater maker and director who is passionate about new work development, ensemble generated performance and collaborating with artists who reflect diverse voices, bodies and approaches to storytelling.  

 

Recent directing/devising projects include ...And Jesus Moonwalks the Mississippi by Marcus Gardley (Booth Theater); Alexis Scheer's Laughs In Spanish (Boston Playwrights Theater);  Particularly in the Heartland  (The Foundry); PASSAGE (Kickwheel Ensemble Theater); The Waypoint (MASS MoCA, artist in residence), Facing Our Truth (Colonial Theatre); Everywoman (WAM Theatre); RIOT, The Motherf**ker With the Hat (Guest Artist, Mass College of Liberal Arts); This Generation/My Generation, The Second Side (Barrington Stage’s Playwright Mentoring Project); The Exonerated (Guest Artist, University at Albany); ​ Beowulf: A Thousand Years of Baggage, The Clean House and The Lathe of Heaven (Boston University)

 

Sara has served as co-producing artistic director of Bazaar Productions/The Berkshire Fringe, an international festival of new work where she has collaborated with over 500 performers, choreographers, playwrights and multimedia artists and worked to radicalize the cultural landscape of Western Massachusetts.

Recently, Sara has learned from and/or trained with Cornerstone Theater, Sojourn Theater, The National Theater of the Deaf, Sharrell D. Luckett/Black Acting Methods Studio and Theatrical Intimacy Educators.

Sara is a founding member of Kickwheel Ensemble Theater and has served as a guest director at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts,  a visiting Lecturer at the University at Albany and an adjunct faculty member at Simon's Rock.  Sara holds an MFA in directing from Boston University, a BA in performance studies from Bard College at Simon’s Rock and is a graduate of Dell'Arte International.  Sara lives in Pittsfield, MA with her co-conspirator, Peter, their six year old pitty mix, @KimaTheWeeBeast and way too many houseplants. She works as a freelance director, facilitator and deviser throughout the Northeast.