Sara Tilley (she/her)is a multidisciplinary artist from St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, living and working on Ktaqmkuk, the unceded, traditional territory of the Beothuk and Mi'kmaq. Her work bridges writing, theatre, and Pochinko Clown Through Mask technique.
After graduating with a BFA in Acting from York University, Sara founded feminist theatre company She Said Yes!, which she ran as Artistic Director, 2002-2016. She received the Rhonda Payne Theatre Award in 2006, celebrating women in theatre in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Sara's writing spans the genres of playwriting, prose and poetry. She has written, co-written or co-created eleven plays to date, as well as two award-winning novels--Skin Room and DUKE (Pedlar Press, 2008 and 2015).
Sara is also director, a teacher and performer of Pochinko Clown through Mask, a designer of masks, puppets, props and costumes, and a dramaturg for new plays.
Fiction agent: Stephanie Sinclair at CookeMcDermid.
Available for online readings, discussions and presentations about my career as a writer and multidisciplinary artist.
Available for online workshops and feedback sessions.