About Sarah McCardie
Sarah is an Actress, Director & Dramaturg based in Glasgow. She went to Warwick University & gained a BA Hons in English & Theatre Studies. She then trained at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama graduating with a Distinction. She is Associate Director of Witsherface; Board Member of Tidy Carnage & is proud to represent Actors on The Scottish Equity Committee. Sarah was born & raised in Carluke until the age of 9 and then moved to England, only returning to Scotland proper when she was 30. This is Sarah’s first time working with NTS as a Director and she is delighted to be onboard with such an exciting project, especially in these times. Sarah has worked as an Actress for over 20 years in Film, TV, Theatre & Radio (BAFTA Scotland & IFTA). At the heart of what Sarah enjoys most is working with people. As well as her work in the creative industry, she also works as a Behavioural Coach in the public & private sectors. Her career path as both an Actress & Behavioural Coach, has informed her person centred approach as a Director. She has taught Acting for Camera at RCS; UWS & NLC. As a Director previous work includes: Queen of the Road (Series 1- Radio); Lessons in Love & Fly Me To The Moon (PPP - Oran Mor); Various Witsherface shows (The Tramway/ Oran Mor/ The Tron/Websters Theatre) Out Of The Bad & Butterfly (Fairpley);Big Angie’s Big Day (Chips N Cheese/ Glasgow Arts). As a Dramaturg for TV/Theatre/ Radio: Half Full; Glasgowfield; Queen of The Road; Rose; Big Angie’s Big Day; Out Of The Bad; Butterfly; Moth To A Flame; REaD. Musical Director: REaD; Year Of The Hare. Sarah has a passion for new writing & script development. So far on her journey as a Director, she has enjoyed directing a wide range of drama, comedy & plays with song. She is also a Singer and two years ago braced herself & joined the Stand Up circuit in Glasgow! Writing, directing & performing with Witsherface has encouraged her to embrace all things involving comedy.