Hannah Sachs is a theater director, activist and educator. This summer, she is teaching and directing at Theatre Lab in Washington, D.C., prior to moving to the Czech Republic as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant. She recently graduated from Smith College, where she studied theater directing with a minor in religion and a concentration in community engagement and social change. Hannah has previously taught third grade at East African Community Services in Seattle, Washington, and facilitated theater workshops at Kensington International School in Springfield, Massachusetts.
In addition to working with children, Hannah often works with members of the homeless community, victims of sex trafficking and refugees. She is passionate about using the arts in inclusive educational practices. Following her Fulbright, Hannah will begin her master’s of divinity program at Yale's Institute of Sacred Music, where she will be studying the intersections between faith, the arts and social change. She blogs about these topics at incarnationalactivity.com.