Sophie Traub is a performing artist, scholar and arts organizer for The School of Making Thinking. For the last two years, she has had the privilege of being a Research and Production Assistant for Climate Change Theatre Action, Groundworks Performance Project with DancingEarth, The Center for Sustainable Practice in the Arts, and Swim Pony’s Storytrails project.
Her performance work and research focuses on group dynamics and conflict studies, anti-oppression, equity and sustainable practices in the arts, and embodiment. As a performance artist, Sophie has performed at DUMBO Arts Festival, Dixon Place, White Rabbit Festival, the Norman Felix Gallery, Artscape Gibralter Point, the Microscope Gallery, Medicine Show Theater, and The Last Weekend Arts Festival.
Film and TV credits include Madeline’s Madeline (Decker), Thou Wast Mild and Lovely (Decker), Easy (Netflix, Swanberg), Fugue (Torres-Torres), Mother's Day (Netflix, Adina Smith), Bite Radius (Parsons), Tenderness (Polson), and The Interpreter (Pollack).
Theatre acting, devising, and directing credits include This Is How I Don't Know How To Dance (SITI Company/Barrow Street Theatre), Won't Be a Ghost (Prelude 2014, Dixon Place 2015, The Brick 2016), The Beach Eagle (Dixon Place 2013), and Asterion (Schafer 2013). Sophie has studied at the Neighborhood Playhouse, HB Studio, Studio 303, Stonestreet Studios, SITI Company Conservatory, NYU, and in December 2018 she completed her Masters in Theatre and Performance Studies at York University, in Toronto.