Sarah Bradley is a Dublin and London based theatre director. She is the current resident director at the Trafalgar Studios, for the Westend musical, The Ginning Man. Sarah is a recent MA Theatre Directing graduate from the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and is the artistic director of Octopus Soup Theatre Company. Sarah currently holds a B.A in Drama and Theatre Studies, Trinity College Dublin. She is a qualified drama teacher for the Irish board of Speech and Drama (Diploma of Associate) and in 2013 became a licentiate. For a number of years she worked closely with The Independent Youth Theatre and sat as a member of it’s committee, looking after the day to day running of the group.
She has a passion for puppetry and studied marionette puppet carving and manipulation in Prague. Her most recent muscial, Fierce Notions, won The Judges Choice Award at the Dublin Fringe Festival 2017. in 2016 her production of 'Still Here' by Rachel Partington, which was performed at the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, was nominated for an Amnesty International Freedom of Expresion Award. Sarah was also commended by the Sunday Times National Student Drama Festival, for her direction on this piece