Sarah Curran is an arts consultant and curator who recently served as the Consulting Curator for the Experimental Performance Initiative (eXp) at the University of Chicago. Her broad arts knowledge covers music, theater, dance, contemporary performance, visual arts, and film. Sarah’s curatorial practice includes fostering interdisciplinary work and socially responsive programming. From 2017 until 2019, Sarah served as the Director of the Center for the Arts at Wesleyan University, known for its adventurous programming and academic integration. She simultaneously served as Managing Director of Wesleyan’s Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance (ICPP) a low-residency Master’s degree program offering artist-centered curatorial training in time-based art. Prior to her time at Wesleyan, Sarah spent eight years with Stanford Arts as the Director of Programming and Partnerships, and then as the first Associate Director of the Stanford Arts Institute. She has worked with The Tribeca Film Festival, Martha Graham Dance Company, the Chicago Humanities Festival, and North Lawndale College Prep Charter High School. Sarah holds an MA in Performance Studies from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, an AB from Princeton University, and certificates in Curatorial Practice in Performance from Wesleyan University and management from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.