Sarah Leaver

Sarah Leaver
Performing Arts Lecturer


Specialist Areas of Delivery: Physical Theatre



Sarah trained at Desmond Jones School of Mime and Physical Theatre, she completed an HND in Physical Theatre, Northbrook College. She extended her training by attending intensive workshops in Suzuki, Butoh and clowning. Sarah worked with Company Collisions as a performer and devisor in all eight of their shows (UK tour inc International Mime Festival and Purcell Room, National Theatre, Ireland, France). 


Sarah performed in Facepack Theatre’s mask show ‘Are You A Drip?’ for 14 years (Tour of schools). Sarah has worked with, and currently works with Periplum Theatre Companies outdoor site specific shows ‘The Bell’ (UK tour, inc National Theatre, Poland), ‘La Campana’ (tour of Mexico), 1000 Revolutions, Navigator, Libyan collaboration, (Olympic park). Sarah has written and performed her own solo show (Uk tour, nominated best solo performer, Brighton Fringe).


Sarah has taught for Pavilion Tours, (Italy, Spain), ACT Brighton and at Northbrook College since 2005. 


She is currently studying an MA in Creative Writing at Chichester University.


Recent Professional Links

Appetite Festival

Decibel Festival

Freedom Festival

Oval House London

Fuse Festival

British Council

National Theatre


Other Information

Currently studying MA in Creative Writing Chichester University.

Solo show Memoirs of a Hermaphrodite, Brighton Festival Fringe(nominated best solo performance),Oval House Theatre, Decibel Festival, Manchester, Unity Theatre, Liverpool.


Acting and devising in The Bell, Arquiem and 1000 Revolutions for Moment Periplum Theatre Company, (Fuse Festival, Brighton festival, X Tracks, National Theatre, Without Walls, Winchester Hat Fair, Reading Festival, British Council, Conaculta Mexico, Morelia Theatre Festival , Zacatecus Theatre Festival , (Touring of 8 Mexican states)  Mexican embassy, Education project  UNAM,(University Central America), Jalapa, Mexico City Malta Festival Poznan Poland.


Company Collisions; Acting and devising in Le Petit Mort, The Little Mermaid, Nothing Left to Lose, The Tin Solider, (UK & Ireland Tour,  Purcell Rooms, National Theatre, International Mime Festival).







Email: s.leaver@nbcol.ac.uk