Ms. Mariah Seymour
Assistant Professor of Visual & Performing Arts
o: Canisius Hall Rm 12
Mariah Sage is an Assistant Professor of Acting and Theatre and Resident Acting Faculty at Fairfield University. Prior to joining Fairfield's faculty, Mariah taught acting and theatre at Brown University and Quinnipiac University. Mariah earned her BFA in drama from NYU/Tisch School of the Arts and her MFA in acting from Brown University/Trinity Rep Consortium where she was a Stephen Sondheim Fellow.
Mariah has performed in theatres across the country and in Europe. Highlights include performing at NY's Public Theater, The Cleveland Playhouse, The Trinity Rep, Imago Theatre, and The Apollo in Dusseldorf, Germany. She specializes in classical acting and new play development. She has performed in world premieres at The Seattle Fringe Festival, The Philadelphia Fringe Festival, The Catskill Festival for New Theatre, as well as many workshops of new plays from MFA playwrights at Brown University. Mariah is a member of Actors' Equity Association, the union for professional actors and stage managers in the United States.
In 2007, Mariah co-founded a professional theatre company in New Haven called Theatre 4. The company produces thought provoking plays which feature interesting roles for women. Theatre 4 utilzes the talents of professional Connecticut based theatre artists. With Theatre 4, Mariah performed in Collected Stories, Anton in Show Business, Private Eyes, and the world premiere of Salvage. The company also commisions regional playwrights to write new site-specific plays that take place in various New Haven locations. This unique program, called Acting Out, will happen again in the winter of 2013. Theatre 4's website is: http://www.t4ct.org