Program Books/Sarah Fornace

Sarah Fornace

Puppeteer: Mary Shelley, Victor Frankenstein; MC co-artistic director

Sarah Fornace (Mary Shelley, Victor Franken­stein, MC co-artistic director) is a director, pup­peteer, choreographer, and narrative designer based in Chicago, and a co-artistic director of Manual Cinema. Outside of Manual Cinema, Fornace has worked as a performer and/or choreographer with Redmoon Theatre, Look­ingglass Theatre Company, Court Theatre, Steppenwolf Garage, and Blair Thomas and Co. Most recently, she wrote the story mode for the video game Rivals of Aether. In 2017, For­nace directed and edited the first episode of the web series The Doula is IN. In 2016, she directed and devised an “animotion” pro­duction of Shake­speare’s Hamlet with Rokoko Studios for Ham­letScen at Kromborg Castle in Elsinore, Denmark.