Sara Buffamanti is the Associate Director of Education and member of the Voice and Movement Faculty at the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts. Sara received her BFA in Acting from the University of California at Santa Barbara and her MFA in Acting from Columbia University in 2005. Sara is practitioner of Kristin Linklater's vocal pedagogy and is a Designated Linklater Teacher. 

As an actress, Sara’s work has been seen at the Metropolitan Opera, New York Theater Workshop, The Public, BAM, PS 122, HERE Arts Center, Dixon Place, the Bushwick Starr, Target Margin, the Incubator Arts Project, Noor Theater and Queens Theater. She has performed internationally in Europe, Japan, Korea and throughout Southeast Asia.  Sara is a company member of Performance Lab 115 and the Head of Education and Applied Practice for The Apothetae.  

Sara’s professional practice includes vocal and movement coaching at Barnard College, Springfield Shakespeare Festival, Tokyo University and Queens Theater. Additionally, she serves as a consultant for the Yale School of Drama and other educational and theatrical institutions with a desire to integrate inclusive practices into their existing training programs and infrastructures.  

Sara provides private coaching for actors for auditions and voice training. Please click here to schedule a private session. 

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