SARAH TYLER SHAW|Creative Director & Actress

12734203_10153914286405960_7967951226052930522_nSarah studied for three years at The Court Theatre Training Company where she received a BA(Hons) in Acting. 

Sarah co-founded Quint-Essential Theatre Company with Eli in 2011, since then Sarah has been responsible for the overall organisation of the company, which includes; booking theatres, press releases, advertisement, publicity, administration & castings. 

Sarah has performed in all of Quint-Essential´s stage productions, playing multiple roles in their début production Dark Tales, taking the sole role in the one-woman show The Tea Party at the London Horror Festival and in 2013 the role of Billeting Officer Brenda in the WW2 Ghost Story The Evacuee.

Sarah's other theatre credits include; The Strangeness of Others Dir. Howard Ross, The House of Bernarda Alba and Blood Wedding Dir. Massimo Marinoni & The Fire Raisers Dir. Jeremy Young - all performed at The Courtyard, Hoxton. Ladies of the Night - Site Specific, Hoxton. Three Little Monkeys- T.I.E (North London Libraries)

In 2012 Sarah took the lead role in her first Feature Film, playing River in the independent film Dancing Dogs. The movie which was shot in Sitges, Spain and produced by afilm International Film Workshops, was selected for the Special Sessions at The Sitges International Film Festival and premiered there in October 2012.

In 2013 Sarah was invited back to Spain to take the lead role of Leila Evans in the short movie Leila + Morris. Again the short was accepted to the Sitges International Film Festival and was also accepted in the Sandfly Film Festival through which the movie was screened in Australia, New York & Berlin.

Sarah's other film credits include; Helena Murray in The Afterglow, 2014 and Mrs. Peel in The Forsaken directed by Yolanda Torres. Both The Forsaken and The Afterglow are making their way around the festival circuit, having been accepted into many festivals including Sitges, Bilbao and Toronto World International. 

In 2016 Sarah took the lead role of Jasmine in Quint-Essential's short film The Tea Party. 

Sarah is now heavily involved in the development of PENNYVILLE, Quint-Essential's new project.

Contact Sarah at sarahtylershaw@gmail.com

Sarah is represented by Giovanni Smets of Actors One Agency http://www.actorsoneagency.com/clients/sarah-tyler-shaw/

View Sarah's showreel: http://vimeo.com/91150593