Sara Morgulis leads the NYCCT Education department with her personal mission of engaging New York City students through accessible and inclusive theatre practices. She holds a BFA in Acting with a Minor in Education Studies from Syracuse University and an MA in Applied Theatre from the City University of New York. where she now serves as an Adjunct faculty member. Her Master’s thesis research about training young people to be 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 touring musical designed for students with disabilities.
Sara also serves as Director of Programs at Actionplay, where she curates theatre, film and music programming for people with autism and related conditions. Sara has served on panels and presented workshops at many conferences, including the American Alliance for Theatre and Education Conference, the Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability 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 and serves as an Accessibility and Disability Inclusion consultant for organizations nationwide, most recently at the Creative Arts Team, CO/LAB Theatre Group, and Philadelphia Young Playwrights.