SARAH BLACK

Theatre Consultant

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Sarah is an experienced leader in Arts & Technical Management with particular strength across theatre production. She brings to MI significant venue technology expertise having delivered leading-edge solutions in the world’s finest theatres.

Sarah joins MI from the National Theatre, London where she was the Acting Head of Sound and Video overseeing the department’s budget and capital works. Here Sarah oversaw project delivery including a full radio microphone system replacement, production communications system replacement and implementation of a cloud-based asset management system.

Sarah is currently seconded by MI into Sydney Opera House to lead the project management of Theatre Projects, in a venue she knows well having worked as an inhouse Sound AV Supervisor between 2010 and 2016.

Sarah is a strong and creative leader with close relationships to all major Australian Arts Organisations having worked in sound and production design on many significant productions over the years.

With a Bachelor of Digital Media from the College of Fine Arts, University of NSW and a Graduate Certificate in Arts Management, Sarah is a professional Arts Manager with significant creative talent.

Sarah loves storytelling, whether it's through art, theatre, books, festivals or bingeing a tv show. The beach is her happy place, especially when together with family and friends. Sarah’s other interests include photography, pilates and travel.