Director • Educator
Sofia (she/her/hers) is a freelance director, educator, and performer who currently resides in Cambridge, Massachusetts where she is an MA/MFA candidate in Emerson's Theatre Education and Applied Theatre program. For over a decade, she lived in the Twin Cities Metro Area of Minnesota where she worked with Ten Thousand Things, The Jungle Theatre, Theatre Pro Rata, Lyric Arts of Anoka, and 20% Theatre, among many others. She also served as the associate artistic director of Collective Unconscious Performance. She holds a B.A. in Theatre and Education from St. Olaf College. Sofia spent three years as the Education Outreach Programs Coordinator at The Bakken Museum where she used performance and education to ignite a passion for STEM in local students.
Sofia is drawn to stories that lift up the voices of those who are often silenced. She enjoys fostering new work as well as rewriting the classics. She is passionate about access to theatre and creating spaces where the art and artists can both grow.
As a scholar, she interested in Arts Integration, specifically with Middle and High School STEM curricula; using Drama in therapeutic settings for young people with disabilities; and how the arts can foster community.