Performing Arts Case Studies

Barbara Sarmiento Araña

Graduated Contemporary Performance in 2014

Performing Arts Case Study

After graduation, she was hired by Volcano Theatre to perform in their production of Black Stuff (Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Wales Millenium Centre 2015). Since then, she has founded her own theatre company, Pain in the Arts, with fellow graduate Liam Reynolds. Their company mission is to help and inspire graduates to create and develop new work. Pain in the Arts has presented three productions, Don't Let Me Forget (Novemberfest 2016), Book of Growth (Kew Science Festival at Wakehurst) and their new youth theatre piece Grow Together (Let's Grow Wild festival, Newport Riverfront, 2017).