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Sara C. Walsh

Sara C. Walsh
Sara C. Walsh

Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre

Kennedy Center 226

Sara C. Walsh is an artist and teacher who creates spaces for film, theatre, dance and opera both in traditional venues and for site-specific immersive installations. Walsh’s designs have been presented in Germany, Ireland, Scotland and France, and she most recently designed and directed the North American tour of Emily's D+Evolution for the Grammy Award winning musician Esperanza Spalding. She has worked with comedians Jerry Seinfeld, Colin Quinn, and Hasan Minaj, and is currently associate designer on a new ballet with Basil Twist. Walsh designed sets and puppets for the new musical The Kioskers, developed through her residency at St. Ann's Puppet Lab in 2015. She received a Bessie Award in 2010 for Faye Driscoll's 837 Venice Blvd. Her designs have been presented at the Prague Quadrennial and she has designed books, bookstores, and zoo exhibits.

Recent Courses Taught

Scene Design
Scene Painting
Collaborative playmaking: creating dynamic and original physical theatre

Appointed to the Faculty: 2016

Educational Background

M.A., New York University
B.A., Loyola University in Chicago

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