Sarah Jessop, MFA
Artist in Residence, Theatre
Sarah is a singer, voice and movement teacher, and vocal performance-maker who coaches performing artists, communicators, and leaders in a variety of professional fields. Some of her current work explores vocal courage and pleasure as an experiential portal to embodied expression for female artists. She maintains a Boston-based practice and leads workshops and courses nationally and internationally. Sarah has taught graduate level courses in voice, speech, and Shakespeare at the American Repertory Theater and the Moscow Art Theater (MXAT), and worked with award-winning directors John Tiffany (Once, The Musical), Sarah Benson (Ajax), and Marcus Stern. She was last on stage with Buffalo Tom at the Paradise Rock Club in Boston. Sarah is also the former Associate Director for Engagement and Communication at Harvard University’s Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, where she designed speaking curricula that fostered freer, more connected expression, and trained faculty to access their teaching passion through embodied vocal training. Sarah is currently Artist in Residence with the Drama Department at Concordia University, Montreal. She has an MFA in Voice Pedagogy from the American Repertory Theater / Moscow Art Theater School, and a BA in English from Harvard College.
Voice for the Stage, Public Performance Project: Female Retellings of Greek Myth