Mara Beth Sabinson

|Associate Professor
Academic Appointments

Associate Professor of Theater and of Film and Television Studies

Mara Sabinson's work as a professional actress, acting teacher, playwright and director has included associations with theatres such as the Berkshire Theater Festival, The Mark Taper Forum, the Dell'Arte Players Company, the N.Y. Public Theatre, La Mama, the New York Theatre Workshop, the San Francisco Mime Troupe, and Los Angeles' Odyssey Theatre; and has taken her to Italy, Sweden, Mexico, Holland, Japan, Germany, Israel, Russia, Canada and both coasts of the U.S. Her training has been with such master teachers as Joe Chaikin, Carl Weber, Fayard Nicholas and Augusto Boal. A member of the Dartmouth Faculty since 1984, Professor Sabinson has also taught in the California State University system, the Dell'Arte School of Physical Theater and offered workshops at Stanford University, The Mark Taper Forum, and San Francisco University. Professor Sabinson also teaches in the Department of Film and Television Studies, the MALS program and Women and Gender Studies. She has served as Department Chair for seven years and as Director of Theater for nine years.


Hopkins Center, Room 108
HB 6204




B.A. University of California at Berkeley

Selected Publications

  • Director, One Flea Spare , by Naomi Wallace, Dartmouth College.

  • Director, Something in the Air , by Richard Dresser, Dartmouth College.

  • Director, Twelfth Night , by William Shakespeare, Dartmouth College.

  • Reading, Third , by Wendy Wasserstein, Dartmouth College.

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Works In Progress

Playwrite, August Peacocks.