Bradford SadlerBradford Sadler

Part-time Instructor of Theatre


  • B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University
  • M.F.A., Florida Atlantic University


Bradford Sadler has performed professionally as a touring actor across the Midwest and East Coast, at the Great Shakespeare Festival in Winona, Minnesota, in regional theatres, and in different venues around his hometown of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He has previously taught as an adjunct professor at Florida Atlantic University and in the Performing Arts Community Class Program at Point Park University in Pittsburgh. Sadler also served extensively as a Standardized Patient for the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, assisting medical students in refining their interpersonal skills.

Areas of Interest / Expertise

  • The Michael Chekhov technique
  • Physical theatre
  • Devised theatre
  • Mask work
  • Classical performance

Publications / Presentations

  • Currently Working On:
    • Directing an original adaptation of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night that focuses on LGBTQIA+ representation, and the importance of protesting as a voice of a community.
  • Presentations:
    • ATHE Conference 2021 (Austin, TX) – Proposer and Panelist for “Responding to Constraints: Socially Distant Acting Explorations Incorporating Imagination”
    • ATHE Conference 2021 (Austin, TX) – Presenter for “Re-inventing the Michael Chekhov Acting Techniques in the era of COVID-19”
    • GLMCC Conference 2018 (University of Mount Union, Alliance, OH) – Created and Presented Original Devised work “Power” with Name of Bird Theatre Co.
    • GLMCC Conference 2017 (University of Mount Union, Alliance, OH) – Created and Presented Original Devised work “Uncle Anton” with Name of Bird Theatre Co.
  • Publications:
    • Texas Theatre Journal, Volume 13, Issue 1, 2017, pgs 118-119: Book Review of Acting in the Academy: The History of Professional Actor Training in US Higher Education, by Peter Zazzali

Contact Information


Chappelear Drama Center 110
P 740-368-3849