Sarah P. Bellamy is principal scholar and editor for Penumbra Theatre. Her work includes the research and composition of the contextual essays to accompany Penumbra’s main-stage productions. She also oversees the creation of standardized, original curricula for educators to engage culturally specific arts in their classrooms. She has designed several programs engaging patrons of the theatre in critical thinking, dialogue and action around issues of race and social justice. Among the most renowned are the “RACE Workshop: Meet Your Metaphor,” curated to accompany the Science Museum of Minnesota’s exhibit “RACE: Are We So Different?” Bellamy is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College and holds an M.A. from The University of Chicago. She is working toward her doctorate in comparative studies and discourse in society at the University of Minnesota.