Sarah Lerch, born in 1983, grows up in Bern/CH. After two years of studies in Social Anthropology in Fribourg, she dedicates herself fully to theater, studying from 2004-2007 at the Scuola Teatro Dimitri, University for Physical Theatre in Switzerland.
After her graduation in 2007, she co-founds the company PPcie, which produces the dance-theatre Mimikry, the burlesque short theatre program Stück für Stück and a theatre project for children Theater im Schloss.
From 2009-2012 she works fulltime with the international theatre company Divadlo Continuo, which is based in Czech Republic. Sarah performs in various performances, such as the outdoor piece Finis Terrae, the site-specific projects Krajina na znamení, Jizvy v kameni, Jezero Grus Grus or in the acrobatic intermezzo in The Barted Bride in the State Opera in Prague.
From 2011-2014 she does her studies in the MA-programm at the Accademia Teatro Dimitri, wins twice the award of the Migros Cultural Percent (2012 and 2013) and is member of the prestigious Swiss Studies Foundation.
Since then she is creating her own projects combining dance, acrobatics, music and visual arts, like blocage (2013), Re Fu (2013), Iros Anghelos (2020) with WaKouwa teatro in the cultural center la fabbrica in Losone Ticino. She performs, directs and teaches in various projects in Switzerland.