Kairos

The Perfect, Delicate, Crucial Moment ~ An Improvisation Blog

Resume / Timeline

Sarah JK Shoemaker is the Associate Artistic Director of Curious Comedy in Portland Oregon.   

 

Improv

Theatres

  • Curious Comedy [2016 – Current]
  • Leela Theatre  [2014 – 2016]
  • Un-Scripted Theatre  [2015 – 2016]

Festivals

  • Las Vegas  [March 2016]
  • Alaska State
  • Miami
  • Improvaganza 
  • San Francisco
  • Out of Bounds
  • Seattle
  • Edinburgh Fringe [August 2013]

Groups

  • Tall Grande Venti  [2011 – Current]
  • Battle Ax [2016 – Current]
  • Armando Co.  [2014 – 2016]
  • Peach Pit [2015 – 2016]
  • Traveling Improv Revival [2015 – 2016]
  • Sometimes Casey
  • History Under the Influence

Theater [partial list]

  • Metamorphosis [Greta]
    • Moving Art Collective [dir. Fernando Belo]
  • Wald [Margaret]
    • CalArts [dir. Allison Keating]
  • Goose [Goose]
    • Edinburgh Fringe [dir. Michael Yicha0]
  • Suddenly Last Summer [Ms. Foxhill]
    • CalArts [dir. Cameron Steele]
  • In-Decision [Ensemble Piece]
    • CalArts [dir. Michael Sakamoto]
  • Singin’ in the Rain [Kathy Seldon]
    • University of Alaska Anchorage [dir. Fran Lautenberger]
  • Last Train to Nibroc [May]
    • TBA Theater [dir. Danielle Rabinovich]
  • As You Like It [Celia]
    • University of Alaska Anchorage  [dir. Tom Skore]
  • Disney’s Beauty and the Beast [Belle]
    • Kenai Performers [dir. Carol Ford]

Film [partial list]

  • The Wedding [Jane]
    • Go See Jane 
  • Bad ASRM [Whisperly]
    • Creative Pulse Co.
  • Painting [Nurse – Lead]
    • Peter Rosati Productions
  • Cupcake [Sarah]
    • CalArts
  • Donuts Alaska [Sarah – Lead]
    • Tall Grande Venti Productions
  • Alice [Alice – Lead]
    • CalArts
  • Zombie Apocalypse 101 [Fran ]
    • Creative Pulse Co.
  • Cat in the Hat [Cat – Lead]
    • Kenai Performers

Voice Over [partial list]

  • Mama’s Happy Recipe
    • dir. Yerang An
  • Brooblebarg Farming
    • dir. Tyler Russo
  • Fraidy Cat
    • dir. Angela Kim

2016 aka The Bridge City Years

  • Curious Comedy
    • Associate Artistic Director
    • Battle Ax Ensemble Member

2014 – 2016 aka The San Francisco Years

  • Leela Theatre
    • Drop In Teacher
    • Level 2 Teacher
    • Performer with the Armando Company
  • Un-Scripted Theatre
    • Ensemble Member
  • Bats
    • Cage Battle Warrior
  • Tall Grande Venti
    • Two Man Troupe Still Touring
    • Experimenting with Cross Art Mediums
  • The Kari Show
    • Company Member
  • Marcia Trimble
    • Performer in her Newly Written Musicals
  • Femprovisor Festival
    • Producer
    • Workshop with Jamie Moyer
  • Indie Film Making
    • Actor in Company
  • Listen By Body
    • Producer/Performer
    • Dance Pieces Based on People’s Stories Shown around the Bay Area

2011 – 2014 aka the Grad Years

  • California Institute of the Arts
    • MFA in Acting
    • Classes Included:
      • Linklater, Tai Chi, Alexander Technique, Movement, Speech, Dialects, Voice Over, Film, Shakespeare, Butoh, African Dance, Theatre History, Improv, Stage Combat, Playwriting
    • Toured to Perform in Edinburgh
  • Sometimes Casey
    • Musical Improv Troupe
  • Tall Grande Venti
    • Three Man Troupe (Currently Two)
    • Donuts Alaska Web Series
    • National College Improv Tournament
      • Won Championship
    • Performed at Multiple Improv Festivals
      • Alaska State Improv Festival
      • Hawaii Festival of Improv
      • Seattle Festival of Improv
      • Out of Bounds
      • San Francisco Improv Festival

2007 – 2011 aka the College Years

  • University of Alaska Anchorage
    • BA in Theatre with Honors
      • Focus Study Included:
        • Acting, Movement, Alba, Linklater, Meisner, Stage Combat (Certified in Hand, Quarterstaff, Rapier, and Rapier & Dagger), Mime, Dance, Dialects, Shakespeare, Aerial Silks
  • Improv to Improve
    • Pageant Based Improv Troupe Dedicated to Teaching Skills to the Community Using Improv
    • Taught at Last Frontier Theater Conference
  • Last Frontier Theatre Conference
    • Actor
    • Improv Teacher
    • Workshop with Laura Gardner
  • Miss Alaska Pageant
    • Miss Congeniality 2009
    • Didn’t Diet at All and Hated Swimsuit but Killed Interview
  • TBA
    • Taught Dance, Movement, Improv and Acting
    • Directed, Stage Managed, and Assisted with Tech
    • Created After School Film Program
    • Acted in a lot of Plays
    • Dancer in an Illusions Show

 

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