Sarah Parsons is Artistic Director with Outback Theatre for Young People (OTYP) and has been involved with theatre for young people for over 15 years. Sarah holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication (Theatre and Media), an Honours degree (specialising in Theatre for Young People), and a Bachelor of Teaching (Drama) from Charles Sturt University in Bathurst. Sarah began her professional career by writing, designing, directing, performing in and touring Theatre in Education shows to most of Central West NSW with Stuck in the Mud Productions, a Bathurst-based, touring children’s theatre company she co-established in 2005. She has also worked with youth theatre streams of Charles Sturt University, Bathurst Theatre Company, Jigsaw Theatre and Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP). Sarah is fiercely passionate about theatre and arts for young people in rural and remote Australia, and during her career has worked across most of New South Wales.