Sarah Hendrickson

hendrsar@msu.edu
(517) 355-6690

FacultyTheatre

Academic Specialist
Improvisation; Acting

Biography

Sarah Hendrickson is a proud alumnus of Michigan State University, receiving a Master of Arts in Theatre. Sarah has worked as a professional improviser, actress, instructor, and producer in Chicago performing with many theaters, including The Second City in their Music House Ensemble and on Norwegian Cruise Line. She has facilitated workshops and performed in tailored comedy sketches for corporate clients including Yahoo!, Wells Fargo, and US Cellular. As a member of SAG/AFTRA, Sarah has appeared in TV commercials and as a recurring on-air personality for KRBK-FOX in vignettes she wrote and produced. She has worked as a Casting Associate in Chicago at O’Connor Casting and in Detroit at Carrie Ray Casting for commercials, industrials, radio, television and film. Sarah has also used her unique skill set as producer of shows and co-owner of Entertain You Productions. Sarah is also currently an Institute Teaching Artist for the Wharton Center Institute for Arts and Creativity.

University News

MSU Department of Theatre Announces 2022-2023 Season
Published August 5, 2022 in College of Arts & Letters
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Michigan State University’s Department of Theatre announces its 2022-2023 season, which focuses on the exploration and celebration of community.  “These scripts are intended to provoke…Read now »
Theatre Freshmen Perform Annual Improv Comedy Showcase
Published November 23, 2021 in College of Arts & Letters
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First-year students from the Michigan State University Department Theatre take on improv comedy in the 15th annual Freshman Showcase: Together We Will Improvise. Performance dates are December 2-5 in Studio 60 of the Auditorium Building. Attendees must be masked for the health and safety of our students. Read now »
MSU Department of Theatre Announces 2021-2022 Season
Published September 21, 2021 in College of Arts & Letters
The Michigan State University Department of Theatre announces its 2021-2022 season, which focuses on the examination of the contemporary understanding of gender.Read now »
Theatre Major Receives Alumni Award for Undergraduate Excellence
Published April 29, 2021 in College of Arts & Letters
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Theatre and Management major Jason Dernay, who is graduating this spring, is this year’s recipient of the Alumni Award for Undergraduate Excellence, which is presented each year to a…Read now »
MSU Theatre Freshmen Premiere Original Web Series Satire About College During COVID-19
Published February 9, 2021 in College of Arts & Letters
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The freshmen class of Michigan State University’s Department of Theatre have created a mockumentary-style web series satire about the experience of starting college during the COVID-19 pandemic. Freshman Showcase: Pandemic’d! will premiere its first two episodes with a Facebook Live Viewing Party on Friday, February 12, at 8 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Read now »
Department of Theatre Announces Fall 2020 Experimental Season
Published October 19, 2020 in College of Arts & Letters
The Michigan State University Department of Theatre announces an experimental season for Fall 2020, rooted in diversity, equity, inclusion, and public discourse. While conventional…Read now »
MSU Theatre Freshmen Class Serves Up End-Of-Semester Laughs
Published December 3, 2019 in College of Arts & Letters
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The freshmen class of Michigan State University’s Department of Theatre will celebrate the end of their first semester of college with five performances of hilarious…Read now »
Department of Theatre Announces 2019-2020 Season
Published September 12, 2019 in College of Arts & Letters
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The Michigan State University Department of Theatre announces its 2019-2020 Season, which focuses on invention and reinvention, adaptations of…Read now »