Sarah Kitz

Last updated: June 25, 2024

Sarah Kitz (she/they) is the Artistic Director of GCTC. She is a theatre creator, performer, arts leader and award winning director. Much of her time in theatre has been dedicated to new creation, re-envisioning classical works for contemporary interpretation, and helping to bring underrepresented voices to the stage.

Sarah has participated in the Michael Langham Workshop in Directing at Stratford Festival, Shaw Festival’s Neil Munro Intern Directors Project, and is a member of Directors Lab North in participation with Lincoln Centre. She has worked at Luminato Festival, Shakespeare in the Ruins, Tarragon Theatre, Theatre Passe Muraille, Crow’s Theatre, Canadian Stage, Buddies in Bad Times, Nightwood Theatre, Next Stage Festival, SummerWorks, Pandemic Theatre, The Canadian Music Theatre Project, Studio 180, and more. She has taught and directed at Sheridan College, University of Windsor and Toronto Metropolitan University, mentored with Paprika Festival, and was extensively involved with The A.M.Y. Project, which supports the creative trajectories of young women and non-binary youth in Toronto through arts mentorship.

Hailing from Tkaronto, Sarah now resides with her family on unceded Algonquin Territory and is grateful to be a guest on this beautiful land.

 Many thanks to the Irresistible Neighbourhoods team and all of the artists for making space to imagine a generous and generative future.