Sarah Gahagan is a multimedia artist and costume designer for theatre and dance, as well as being a design instructor and resident costume designer at Portland Community College. Sarah has collaborated with many of Oregon’s beloved arts organizations including: Artist Repertory Theatre, Oregon Children’s Theatre, Profile Theatre, Miracle Theatre Group, Oregon Contemporary Theatre, Oregon Ballet Theatre, and Michael Curry Design.
Sarah has received five Drammy Awards, Portland’s annual recognition of excellence by a consortium of theatre critics, for her costume design work on Eurydice, James and The Giant Peach, Trojan Women, El Quijote, and A Year With Frog and Toad. She has also received national grants and awards such as the Tobin Theatre Arts Travel Award. Her design work was featured internationally at the 2007 Prague Quadrennial’s Scenofest Exhibit. Her costume design work has been seen in issues of both American Theatre and Theatre for Young Audiences Today. Sarah attended The University of Oregon, where she received a BS in Theatrical Production Design and a BFA in Textiles.