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Sara Lyons

About this Artist

Sara Lyons is a Los Angeles-based director working in adaptation, social practice, and new media as well as theatre. Their work has been presented nationally and internationally by REDCAT, The Kitchen, Los Angeles Performance Practice, OUTsider, SFX Festival, Ensemble Studio Theatre, HERE Arts Center, La MaMa ETC, Edinburgh Fringe, Antaeus Theatre Co, and more. Residencies include Ucross, REDCAT, Thymele Arts, and PAM Residencies. Current projects include This Emancipation Thing (REDCAT), a participatory re-introduction to radical feminist consciousness-raising led by trans and BIPOC performers, BBC and BigBlackOctoberSurprise with Paul Outlaw (REDCAT), a live horror-farce on American racial politics based on Kafka's Metamorphosis, and Sophia Cleary's One & Only (The Kitchen), an experiment in theatre for an audience of one. Sara holds an MFA in Directing from Carnegie Mellon University and is an alum of the Hemispheric Institute's EMERGENYC program for artists working at the intersection of performance and politics at NYU. Sara has lectured at UCLA, Sarah Lawrence College, and Cal Poly Pomona.