Sarah Margaret Stowell

Class of 2023


Sarah Margaret Stowell (she/her) is a director of theatre and film originally from Scottsdale, Arizona. In 2015, Sarah had her first experience directing at the Brown University TheatreBridge program. After graduating from Arizona School for the Arts,  Sarah spent two years studying theatre performance at the University of Kansas. At KU, Sarah served on several committees, worked with the theatre department to create opportunities for student work, and filled a variety of positions on university productions. She concluded her time at KU with a production of The Last Five Years, which she produced and directed.

In 2019, Sarah transferred to the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama John Wells Directing Program to pursue her BFA. Currently, Sarah is directing Nick Payne’s Constellations as her BFA capstone production. In addition to her theatre training, Sarah has continued to expand her skill set with film. Most recently, Sarah was the 1st AD on the Stalking the Bogeyman short film starring award winning actors Santino Fontana and Thomas Sadoski. 

Sarah has also worked regionally on multiple productions at the Tony Award® winning Utah Shakespeare Festival, Tuacahn Center for the Arts, and NewYorkRep, where she was selected as an inaugural Education Fellow in 2019.

Outside of theatre and film, Sarah is a certified yoga instructor and a dog mom to Potato the Cavalier King Charles. Sarah is also working towards fluency in American Sign Language. You can find more about Sarah at her website:

(Bio as of January 2023)