Sarah Herdon

Address and Director

Presenting: Directing, Breaking Free of Monologue Monotony, Creating Multiple Characters/Transitions

A 2006 graduate of the University of Evansville’s (UE) Theatre Department, Sarah earned a double major BS in Theatre Performance and Writing. At UE, she took classes in playwriting, directing, acting, costuming, stage managing, backstage tech, set building, set design, dramaturgy, creative writing, and nonfiction writing…just to name a few!

Upon graduation, Sarah moved to the Chicago area and quickly became involved with the Theatre of Western Springs. Roles at TWS include Mina in Dracula, Nina in The Quick-Change Room, Victoire in Hotel Paradiso,  Nellie Ewell in Summer and Smoke, and a supportive role in  Slaughterhouse Five. Backstage credits include costume, makeup, and hospitality crews, as well as stage managing. Sarah enjoys membership in TWS’s Playwriting Workshop; she authored The Real Mrs. Jones and Spurse Change which were performed in the Cattell wing. She also enjoyed joining the Directors Workshop last season and directed Bad Auditions by Bad Actors in Winter 2013. Sarah writes a monthly column for the TWS subscriber base, focusing on a different Active Member of TWS and learning the story of how they became involved in theatre and the creative arts.