Originally from Chicago and based in London, Sarah Sigal is a freelance writer, dramaturg, director and researcher working in devised work, site-specific and interactive theatre and new writing. As well as working in performance spaces, she also creates, facilitates and curates work for unusual spaces and events. Sarah has made work for the Shunt Vaults, Pushkin House, JW3, the Cheltenham Everyman, the Arcola, the Edinburgh Festival, the Bike Shed, Theatre503, the Park Theatre and Shoreditch Town Hall. She has taught at a number of British universities as a freelance lecturer and her book Writing in Collaborative Theatre-Making (based on her PhD at Goldsmiths College) was published in 2016 by Palgrave Macmillan. She is a member of the Dramaturgs’ Network Advisory Board and has just completed a LABA Fellowship at the 14th St Y (NYC). She is currently writing the libretto for The Agency, a new opera, in collaboration with composer Matthew Olyver, which will premiere as a scratch at the Têt à Têt Festival on 14 September.