Summer Session Faculty

Quinn Bauriedel (Summer Session Director) is a co-founder and Co-Artistic Director of Pig Iron. He has per-formed, directed, and designed for the company over the last 14 years. Notable roles include Walchak in Hell Meets Henry Halfway, Vincent in Gentlemen Volunteers, Mike/Dr. Michaels in Shut Eye and Spencer in The Lucia Joyce Cabaret. With his fellow Artistic Directors, Quinn received a “Best Choreography” Barrymore for Cafeteria and a Pew Fellowship in Performance Art. Recently, Quinn was awarded one of 6 national Fox Foundation Actor Fellowships. As part of his fellowship, he directed the latest Pig Iron original work, Welcome to Yuba City, which premiered in September, 2009 at the Philadelphia Live Arts Festival. Quinn received a Henry Luce Fellowship to spend a year in Bali, Indonesia. He is a graduate of Ecole Jacques Lecoq and Swarthmore College and currently teaches at Swarthmore and at the Headlong Performance Institute.

Sarah Sanford studied at École Jacques Lecoq prior to joining Pig Iron on Shut Eye in 2001. Since then she has appeared in PITC creations including The Lucia Joyce Cabaret, Hell Meets Henry Halfway, Love Unpunished, 365 Plays/365 Days, and Welcome to Yuba City. In addition to her Pig Iron work she has performed with BRAT Productions, the Lantern, the Wilma, the Arden, Theatre Exile, Mauckingbird, and in Jo Strømgren's The European Lesson. Sarah has also performed with Toronto company Volcano (The Four Horsemen) in Vancouver and Victoria, B.C. She recently brought her original piece Appetite, a collaboration with Toronto dance and theatre artists, to Philadelphia. Sarah was a finalist for the 2008 and 2009 F. Otto Haas award and recently named Philadelphia Magazine's “Best of Philly: Up-and-coming Theatre Artist.”

Charlotte Ford is a Philadelphia-based theatre artist who creates avant-garde slapstick performance art that celebrates sublime stupidity with joyful abandon.  Original work includes Flesh and Blood & Fish and Fowl (Edinburgh Fringe First 2010, shortlisted for Total Theatre Award), CHICKEN, and the upcoming Bang (Philadelphia Live Arts 2012).  She has toured her original work to Edinburgh’s Traverse Theatre, the London Barbican and Paris’s Festival D’été‬. Favorite collaborations include Pig Iron Theatre (Welcome to Yuba City), Lucidity Suitcase, Rainpan 43, Theatre Exile (Gruesome Playground Injuries, That Pretty Pretty, Red Light Winter), 1812 (Cherry Bomb {Philadelphia Weekly’s “Best Supporting Actress in a Musical}).  Nominated for 4 Barrymore awards.  Her original work has been supported by the Pew Center for Arts and Heritage through the Philadelphia Theatre Initiative, The Independence Foundation, the Leeway, USAI and the Wyncote Foundation.  2011 Finalist for the F Otto Haas award. BA, Bryn Mawr College.  MFA, LISPA.