Welcome to SJS Drama Club 2023-2024!
Sarah Kelly, Director of our Drama Club.
Bio For Sarah Kelly, PharmD, MHA, Drama Director Saint John School
Sarah Kelly was born in Westerly Rhode Island. She grew up in Ledyard Connecticut and attended St. Patrick Cathedral school in Norwich Connecticut and Saint Bernard High School in Uncasville. Sarah was an active member in the Saint Patrick Choir and bell choir, as well as the Saint Mary’s choir where she performed as cantor many times. During Her elementary and high school years Sarah was cast in many Missoula Children’s Theater plays at the Garde Arts Center, including Jack and The Beanstalk, Cinderella, and performed the role of Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz at the Garde. Sarah has 20 years of experience in dance, studying tap, jazz, ballet and pointe. Sarah attended Alyson’s School of Dance in Connecticut and the Joffrey Ballet School in New York City.
Throughout high school, Sarah was involved in her high school drama club and chorale. Sarah performed many roles, including “TupTim” in The King and I, and “Dorothy” in The Wizard of Oz. Sarah and the Saint Bernard Drama Club competed in the Connecticut All-state Theater Competition. Sarah is a classically trained soprano singer and ranked among the top in CT in the All-State Chorus competition. She also performed the role of “Ms Anna” in The King and I at the Fox theater in Foxwoods Casino.
In 2015 Sarah received her Doctor of Pharmacy from Northeastern University and went on to complete a residency at Children’s Hospital Boston. Throughout college Sarah found time to ensure she continued in the arts. Sarah was part of the Northeastern Choir and was selected to be part of the Northeastern Chamber Choir, performing many ensemble and solo performances. Sarah has worked at Yale New Haven Health System in the pharmacy for 17 years. She is currently the Executive Director of Pharmacy for the Health System and oversees pharmacy operations for all of Yale New Haven Hospital locations.
Sarah’s favorite roles are that of Mother, Wife and Daughter to her family in Westbrook, CT. Sarah continues her love for learning and in 2020 graduated from the University of New Haven with her master’s in healthcare administration degree. She was actively involved as the assistant director in the Saint John’s performance of Beauty and the Beast in 2023. Sarah loved learning how to sing and act from her wonderful teachers and mentors and is extremely excited to teach and mentor the Saint John’s School drama club and pass the love of the arts to them!