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Karen Sabo

University of Alabama
Director (SDC), Actor (AEA), Dialect/Accent/Text Coach (VASTA), teacher
Boone, North Carolina
Karen Sabo is a director, teacher, writer and actor. She has been a member of three different resident acting companies, including the Barter Theater in Virginia where she was also a resident director, dialect coach, and eventually, director of education. Karen studied acting with the American Conservatory Theatre, the San Francisco Mime Troupe, the Saratoga International Theatre Institute, and Shakespeare and Company. She has a B.A. in liberal arts from Hampshire College, and an M.A. in liberal arts from East Tennessee State University, and has taught at five different colleges, including in the theatre department at Baldwin-Wallace College in Ohio. Plays she's written have been produced in New Mexico, Alabama, North Carolina, and Virginia, and she has had dozens of articles published in regional publications in the Southeast, including Southern Theatre Magazine. She's currently pursuing an MFA in Directing from the University of Alabama, and is a member of AEA, SDC, and VASTA.