Speaking In Public instructor Sara Bakker returns to our Heifetz Performance and Communication Training faculty for 2019. Sara has worked for the last dozen years as an executive communications coach based outside of New York City. She has traveled extensively to teach one-on-one and group workshops on public speaking and client communications. She also worked for more than 15 years as a professional actor and has appeared in films, on television and in theaters across the country as well as in Europe and South America. She has also taught, directed and coached teenagers in both theater and public speaking preparation. Sara holds a BA from Yale University and an MFA from the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco. She is married and has two young daughters and lives in New Canaan, Connecticut. In her spare time she leads a committee that brings professional theatrical, dance and musical productions to area elementary schools.