Sara Morgulis

Education Director

Sara Morgulis is thrilled to be the new Education Director after working in the NYCCT Education department for the last 7 years in various roles.She leads with her personal mission of engaging all New York City kids through accessible and inclusive theatre practices. She holds an MA in Applied Theatre from the City University of New York and a BFA in Acting with a Minor in Education Studies from Syracuse University. Her Master’s thesis research about training young people to be applied theatre peer facilitators was published in a 2015 edition of RIDE: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance. In 2015, Sara received the TYA/USA Ann Shaw Fellowship Award, which funded a trip to London to visit Oily Cart Theatre and learn about their play development process. Sara used that research to co-create FIVE, a multi-sensory musical designed for students with special needs and the very young, for New York City Children’s Theater. Sara also serves as Director of Programs at Actionplay, a nonprofit dedicated to providing people on the autism spectrum with equal access to arts, education, and culture. Sara has served on panels and presented workshops about accessibility in the arts at many conferences, including the American Alliance for Theatre and Education Conference, NYU Forum on Educational Theater, ARTWORKS Arts in Education Conference, and the NYC Roundtable Face to Face Arts in Education Conference. She is a Steering Committee Member of the Museum Access Consortium, composed of leaders from the cultural and disabilities communities committed to cultural accessibility.