Sarah Purcell is an actor and teacher currently residing in Berlin. She is a qualified Primary School Teacher and holds a Speech and Drama teaching diploma from the London College of Music and Drama, A.L.C.M. In Ireland Sarah acted with Estuary Players, Bradan Players and Next Stage Productions in many theatres throughout Ireland. She completed an Intensive Michael Chekhov Training Programme with both Sarah Kane and Graham Dixon at the Michael Chekhov Studio London.
She also completed The Michael Chekhov Intensive Training with Joerg Andrees at the Gaiety School of Acting, Dublin and from this obtained a certificate to teach this method. She now assists Joerg Andrees on the Michael Chekhov Intensive Training in Berlin. Sarah also teaches Michael Chekhov technique at weekly drop-in classes at Mime Centrum. Sarah founded Roonagh Productions along with fellow actor Stephen Gibbons and is also collaborating on an on-going basis with actors Gretchen Egolf and Patrick Bailey on a devised work-in-progress, ‘How We Need It To Be’.