Sacha Plaige


2016 - 2018 The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, MA Movement: Directing and Teaching
2009 - 2011 Ecole Internationale de Théâtre Jacques Lecoq, 2 Year Professional Acting Course
2003 - 2007 Russian State University of Cinematography (VGIK), 4 year Acting Course

Productions at Central

2017 Movement Direction and Support; use of Lecoq’s elements and materials and Laban's efforts for character and ensemble work - Her Naked Skin - Acting (CDT), BA 3 year Students (Yael Shavit)

2017 Teaching Placement; Animal Studies - MA Acting (Contemporary) (Mentored by Anna Healey)

2017 Movement Direction; Object Theatre and Ensemble work - Drama, Applied Theatre and Education, BA 1st Year Students (Becky Proudfoot ; mentored by Ayse Tashkiran)


selected credits

2011 2011 - present Co-Artistic Director and Founding Member of Clout Theatre Company - selected credits as performer and deviser: FEAST (Battersea Arts Centre 2016); The Various Lives of Infinite Nullity (UK Tour 2014-2015); How A Man Crumbled (International and UK Tour 2012-2015)

2017 performer - Lucia Di Lammermoor - Royal Opera House (Katie Mitchell)

2017 Movement and Commedia Dell'Arte Consultant - The Marriage of Figaro - Xameleon Theatre - Cockpit Theatre (Alexia Mankovskaya)

2017 Workshop Leader - Devising Theatre - Clout Theatre - St Mary's University Twickenham

2017 Co-Director - Hold Tight and Sink - Platform Theatre - Central St Martins

2017 Tutor - Movement for Actors Class - Artfix London

2016 Workshop Leader - Neutral Mask and Dynamics of Movement (elements, materials, colours) 2 week workshop - Clout Theatre - Madrasa Centre, Turkey

2016 Performer - Pelléas et Mélisande - Aix-en-Provence Festival (Katie Mitchell)

2016 Deviser - Sheriff - Theatre O - The Young Vic

2015 Workshop Leader - Lecoq's Dynamics of Movement - Clout Theatre - Studio 01, Beijing (China)

2014 Visiting Tutor and Showcase Director - Diploma in Physical Theatre - Clout Theatre - Summerhall (Edinburgh)

2014 Deviser - 64 Squares - Rhum and Clay Theatre - Pegasus Theatre (Christopher Harrisson)

2013 Workshop Leader - Bouffon Workshop - Clout Theatre - Summerhall

2012 Performer - The Tightrope (documentary) (Simon Brook)

2011 2011-2012 Head Movement Tutor for Acting Students Year 1 and 2 - EICAR International Film School (Paris)


Half French half Russian, Sacha trained for 10 years as an ice dancer from a young age after which she decided to study drama in Moscow on the 4 year acting course at the Russian State University of Cinematography. Upon graduating her passion for movemen -


Total Theatre Award Nomination - Emerging Company, 2013
Total Theatre Award Nomination - Emerging Company, 2014
Physical Fest Audience Award, 2013


Ice - dancing (10 years training) Dance: Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz, Historical Dance, Russian Folk Yoga, Pilates, Stage Combat, Laban, Lecoq Clown, Bouffon, Chorus Work, Mask Work, Commedia Dell'Arte


English, French, Russian

Current production

Her Naked Skin