Sarah Dunn – Artistic Director (2011-2012)
Sarah Dunn is the former Artistic Director of ActNow Theatre (2011-2012), is a member of theatre arts collective MILK, and also works at Urban Myth Theatre of Youth as a tutor and director. She is currently studying Bachelor of Directing at Flinders University.
As an actor, Sarah has worked with State Theatre Company, Patch Theatre Company, Steven House, the ABC, and various other independent companies, including the critically acclaimed, sell-out season of An Enemy of the People for ActNow Theatre, under the directorship of Edwin Kemp Attrill.
She has devised, directed, and performed in several forum theatre workshops with ActNow Theatre and the Legal Services Commission about rape, sexual assault and domestic violence, ExpectRespect, which toured both locally and regionally, and has worked with Shine SA and Marion Youth Health service developing Speak Out, an intereactive theatre performance about homophobia and bullying, also for high school students.
Sarah has directed the 2008 season of Out of the Boot for Urban Myth, her own play, Opiate, and Rough For Theatre II, a play by Samuel Beckett, with the new theatre company Go Begging for the 2009 Adelaide Fringe Festival. She also wrote a short play, X, which was performed in the 2009 Out of the Boot season for Urban Myth, and was also performed by Canberra Youth Theatre later that year.
Musically, Sarah has been the support artist for popular and successful South Australian acts such as Cookie Baker and Salty, has toured nationally with Patch Theatre Company as an actor and musician, and has designed/co-designed sound for four theatre productions.