Sarah Kriegler is an award winning puppeteer, writer and co director of Lemony S Puppet Theatre. She trained at the V.C.A, School of Drama (Animateuring), and Teatro San Martin Puppet School, B.A. Argentina. With Lemony S, she has created and directed many works including the award winning ‘Foxy’s House of Horror’, ‘The Lichtenstein Nursing Home Massacre’ and recently ‘The Rise and Fall of the Scarlet St Theatre’ which premiered at the Arts Centre Melbourne in September. Lemony S’ critically acclaimed work ‘Apples and Ladders’ toured nationally and internationally, receiving rave reviews and a Green Room nomination. She has performed and created works with many other companies including Chamber Made Opera, Polyglot, Terrapin, Aphids, Arena, The Malthouse Theatre, Jump Lead and The Flying Fruit Fly Circus. Her television credits include Horace and Tina, Downtown Farscape and Squeak and Boo as well as the feature film Where the Wild Things Are. She is currently an Artistic Associate at Chamber Made Opera. During 2014, she was a part of the MTC Women’s Director’s program and is a current member of the Contemporary and Experimental Green Room Awards Panel. Awards; Churchill Fellowship, Rotary Young Achievers Award, Gasworks Award (Melbourne Fringe Festival), Best Performance for Children (Helpman Award with the Flying Fruit Flies), Best Children’s Performance ( for puppetry design, Melbourne Fringe Festival with Alexandra Sangster & La Mama), MTV ‘Best Film Clip’ Music Award.
Sarah leads The Venny Project within Chamber Made Opera’s program