About Sheridan Schreyer

Sheridan Schreyer is a theatre artist and scholar passionate about the dramaturgy of theatrical intimacy and its psychosociological influences. She hails from Pennsylvania's Amish Country and holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music Theatre with a Minor in Psychology from The Hartt School at the University of Hartford. Sheridan has also studied with Intimacy Directors and Choreographers, Theatrical Intimacy Education, The Association of Mental Health Coordinators, and is Mental Health First Aid Certified.

Sheridan appeared in several productions during her time at The Hartt School, including Head Over Heels, No Exit, and two new works as a part of the Goodspeed Festival of New Musicals. She has also worked professionally as a stage manager and arts administrator at theatre organizations across the Northeast, most recently serving as the Associate Producer at Gretna Theatre.

Sheridan pursues independent research exploring trauma-informed theatre practices, and her piece "Promoting Psychophysiological Play: Applying Principles of Polyvagal Theory in the Rehearsal Room" can be found in Volume 1, Issue 2 of The Journal of Consent-Based Performance.

Recent Credits

New Moves/New Directions

IU Contemporary Dance Theatre — Dramaturg

The At First Sight New Works Festival 2024

IU Theatre — Co-Producer

Measure for Measure

IU Theatre — Dramaturg

Cultural Immersion

IU Theatre — Dramaturg