Sarah Enloe has earned several academic degrees and awards. She earned a Masters of Fine Arts in Shakespeare and Performance from Mary Baldwin College with emphasis on Dramaturgy. She earned a Masters of Letters from Mary Baldwin College in 2007. Her thesis “‘He Words Me’: Shakespeare’s Coinages and How he Teaches them to Audiences” considered questions about the transfer of knowledge on stage. The college recognized her service to the program with the Ariel Award that year. Sarah won a Bachelor of Fine Arts in theatre studies, and a secondary education teaching certificate in 2001 from the University of Texas at Austin in 2001.
Sarah has served as the Director of Education at the American Shakespeare Center in Staunton, Virginia since 2009. In that capacity, she has supervised the growth of four areas: Educator Resources, Life-Long Learning, College Prep, and Research and Scholarship. Sarah serves on the Boards of This Rough Magic, the Shakespeare Theatre Association, and The Shakespeare Factory. Before earning her graduate degrees, Sarah taught high school theatre in Texas where she won Teacher of the Year (2003) and took several prizes at the Local and Regional level in the State’s UIL One Act Play competition. From 1998-2001, Sarah was the Branch Manager at Manpower, Inc. Her office grew profits by 100% and won awards for highest performing office in her region.
Sarah has loved Shakespeare’s plays since she first read Romeo and Juliet her freshman year of high school. She is committed to teaching excellence and instilling a love of SHakespeare in audiences across the United States and around the world.