Sarah Leaver: performer, teacher, workshop leader

 Sarah Leaver has been involved in professional theatre as an actor, teacher/workshop leader since 2000.
 She has toured extensively around the U.K and internationally with Company Collisions and Periplum Theatre Company. Performances with Periplum include outdoor spectacles 'Arquiem' and 'The Bell' which have toured the UK, Poland and Mexico, and site-specific promonade '1000 Revolutions'. She has recently returned from a 7 week tour of Mexico with ‘La Campana’. She has also co-devised with periplum on educational projects in Mexico City and Jalapa.

She has worked on all eight major Company Collisions productions including performing in ‘Nothing Left to Lose’ at The Royal Festival Hall as part of The London International Mime Festival, and assistant directed the internationally acclaimed Medea.

Sarah has also performed with mask company Facepack Theatre Company over the period of 8 years she has toured to schools throughout the South East and The Isle of Wight.

Sarah Leaver has an HND in Physical Theatre, she has trained in Mime with Desmond Jones and trained in Butoh, Suzuki and Clowning.

Sarah is now writing, creating and performing her own work. She began writing and developing 'Memoirs of a Hermaphrodite' in 2008 with support from ACE. In 2010 The Oval House Theatre supported a three week run which reached high critical acclaim and sold out for it's final week. Sarah was nominated 'Best Solo Performer' during the Brighton Fringe 2010 and the show was well received at The Unity Theatre, Liverpool in March. 
'Memoirs of a Hermaphrodite'  has been selected for the 2011 Decibel Showcase, Manchester in September.

Sarah teaches part-time at Northbrook College. She has a Certificate in Education. She teaches Performing Arts on the National Diploma and Foundation Degree courses.

She has taught movement at Brighton's Academy of Creative Training at Foundation and Diploma level.

She has taught theatre workshops extensively in Italy, Spain and Germany to school groups aged between 14-16yrs with Pavilion Tours.