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Sarah Hall Theatre Designer-in-Residence Performing Arts

MFA, Scenic Design, University of Maryland
BFA, Scenic Design, University of Cincinnati

Sarah Beth Hall is a scenic designer based in the greater DC area, serving as a Designer-in-Residence this academic year.

Sarah Beth relocated to the DC area in 2018 to obtain her MFA in Scenic Design at the University of Maryland, and now freelances full-time from her Hyattsville home studio.

Prior to her time in DC, Sarah Beth spent four years at the Know Theatre of Cincinnati as the Design and Production Associate. During her time at the Know, she designed four world premieres and numerous regional premieres, with some of her favorites including Karen Hartman’s 'SuperTrue', Kara Lee Corthron’s 'Listen for the Light', and Robert Kauzlaric’s adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s novel 'Neverwhere'. She also assisted in putting up the annual Cincinnati Fringe Festival, for which she was the festival’s lead graphic designer from 2016-2018. Her time with the Know and Cincy Fringe cemented passions both for new work development and inventive storytelling.

In addition to the Know, she has designed scenery for The Cape Playhouse, Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, Adirondack Theatre Festival, Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, Rorschach Theatre, NextStop Theatre Company, Adventure Theatre MTC, Summer Repertory Theatre Festival, The Carnegie, and Diogenes Theatre Company.
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Spring 2024

  • PERF-220 Reflect of Am Society on Stage

  • PERF-261 Introduction to Stage Design