Sarah Ogden

Sarah Ogden

Sarah made her professional theatre debut at the age of eleven touring Australia as Mary Lennox in the Gordon/Frost production of The Secret Garden (Dir. Susan H Schulman) alongside Anthony Warlow, Marina Prior and Philip Quast. In 2012 she will make her debut for the Melbourne Theatre Company in Caryl Churchill’s Top Girls directed by Jenny Kemp. In 2010 Sarah created the role of Claryssa in the critically acclaimed Moth for Arena Theatre Company at The Malthouse Theatre, the Sydney Opera House and Brisbane Powerhouse (Dir. Chris Kohn) and was nominated for a Green Room Award for Best Female Actor (Theatre Companies). In 2009, Sarah appeared at the Store Room in a re-mount of the Daniel Schlusser production of Life is a Dream and was nominated for a Green Room Award for Best Ensemble (Independent Theatre). Also in 2009, Sarah toured Victoria, Tasmania and Queensland with Bell Shakespeare’s Actors At Work (Dir. John Sheedy) and continues to work for the company as a teaching artist.

Training: VCA Bachelor of Dramatic Art (Acting) 2008 (recipient of the Orloff Family Charitable Trust Award); Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble (QSE), Core Member, 2005; QUT Bachelor of Creative Industries (Performance Studies) with Distinction 2004.

Other Theatre includes: As You Like It for Winterfall Theatre (Dir. Trent Baker), Electronic City for Hoy Polloy and the Goethe Institute Australien (Dir. Wayne Pearn), Destination: Scotland play readings for Playwriting Australia (Dir. Anne-Louise Sarks), Inaugural Open Season of play readings for MKA Richmond reading Signs of Rust by Ben Ellis (Dir. Susie Dee). Productions at VCA included: Masque of the Red Death (Dir. John Bolton), Life is a Dream (Dir. Daniel Schlusser), The Fan (Dir. Gary Down), Fear and Misery in the Third Reich (Dir. Melanie Beddie), Dolly West’s Kitchen (Dir. Chris Bendall) and Conduct of Life (Dir. Jenny Kemp).

Sarah has been a proud member of Actor’s Equity since 1994

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