Sarah J. Wiggin


Theatre and Dance

Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
Theatre and Dance
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897



  • MFA, Acting and Directing, University of Arizona

Professional experience

  • Worked professionally with Washington, DC area theatres The Shakespeare Theatre, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, Ford’s Theatre, Everyman Theatre, Washington Shakespeare Company and The Folger Theatre, as well as numerous theatres nationally and regionally.
  • On-camera work includes "Law & Order: SVU" and "God’s and Generals," as well as independent film, web series, industrial and print work.
  • Traveled to Seoul, South Korea to perform the new work “Mama at the Gate” with Agnes Table.
  • Has acted or directed for Tent Theatre in five recent seasons.
  • Produced and performed in Rabbit Hole and God of Carnage; produced and directed Painting Churches for Resident Artist Ensemble.
  • Presented and performed for ATME National Conference. 

Awards and honors

  • Interim Artistic Director, Tent Theatre
  • Working toward her professional certification in the Alexander Technique at the Urbana Center for the Alexander Technique, studying with Joan and Alex Murray
  • Company member, Agnes Table
  • Founder and member, Resident Artist Ensemble
  • Member, Actor's Equity Association
  • Member, SAG-AFTRA
  • Member, ATME
  • Certified Actor/Combatant, SAFD and FDC
  • Assisted Aaron Posner in his Helen Hayes Award Winning production of "The Two Gentlemen of Verona" at The Folger Theatre
  • Production of "Picasso at the Lapin Agile" named #4 in Baltimore City Paper's "Top Ten: The Year in Theatre" list