Sara Porkalob is an award winning storyteller and activist based in Seattle. She has been featured in Seattle Magazine’s Most Influential People of 2018, City Art’s 2017 Futures List, and served as Intiman Theatre’s 2017 Co-Curator. She is a co-founder of DeConstruct, an online journal of intersectional performance critique. Her one woman musical Dragon Lady—the first play in her trilogy of plays, Dragon Cycle—is the recipient of three 2018 Gregory Awards for: Outstanding Sound/Music Design, Outstanding Actress in a Musical, and Outstanding Musical Production. She is so thrilled to bring Dragon Lady and Dragon Mama (the second in the Cycle series) to American Repertory Theater. This year she is collaborating with the City of Seattle and their new Creative Strategies Initiative (CSI), a new City effort that uses arts- and culture-based approaches to build racial equity in non-arts policy areas like the environment, housing, workforce and community development.