Sarah Purcell, originally from Dublin, is an actor and teacher currently residing in Berlin. She is an Associate of the London College of Music and Drama. She has been working with the Michael Chekhov Technique for over 15 years, having completed intensive training at the Michael Chekhov Studio London and qualifying as a teacher of the Michael Chekhov Technique at the Gaiety School of Acting, Dublin. She has given a talk at the Michael Chekhov: History, Theory and Practice Conference held by the National Academy of Dramatic Art, Warsaw and subsequently had this lecture published. She currently works as a freelance teacher working at the Michael Chekhov International Academy, Berlin, giving Michael Chekhov classes at Mime Centrum, Berlin, Schott Acting Academy, Berlin and teaching Michael Chekhov at ALRA (Academy of Live and Recorded Arts), UK. In Ireland Sarah acted with Estuary Players, Bradan Players and Next Stage Productions. In London, Sarah founded Roonagh Productions with fellow actor Stephen Gibbons. With Barnyard Productions she and fellow actors Gretchen Egolf and Patrick Bailey devised a theatre piece ‘How we need it to be’ for the International Festival of Projections held at the University of Kent. She is currently in rehearsal with ‘Three Women’ by Sylvia Plath for Der Leere Salon Collaboration.