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Meet the team at Applied Theatre

Sarah MacDonald

Sarah MacDonald

Sarah has a BA Dramatic Studies from The Royal Conservatoire, Glasgow and a PGDE in teaching as well as qualifications in Teaching English as a Foreign Language and Counselling Skills.

Sarah has lived all over the world including places as far flung as China and Canada. Sarah has taught Drama and Communication Skills for over 20 years and is passionate about helping people become the best they can be.


Fiona MacPherson

Since 2006 Fiona has worked in education helping people master their nerves to communicate to an audience effectively. Fiona has worked with people of different ages, cultures, economic and social backgrounds to direct, guide and coach them towards confident and successful presentations. Fiona is fascinated by behaviour and how to read non verbal signals to assess how people feel and act. She has a BA in Acting with distinction and a PGDE in Education with distinction from Edinburgh University.


We welcome inquiries from higher and further education institutions, corporate entities and social enterprises regarding our bespoke communication workshops. If you’d like to get in touch with us and find out more, please email us at and we will respond at our earliest opportunity. We look forward to hearing from you.