Sarah Kaplan

Sarah Kaplan is a San Diego Junior Theatre alum who found her love for theatre arts at the Casa del Prado Theatre starting at age five. She is currently a student at Barnard College of Columbia University studying Theatre and Education with a minor in Dance. Sarah has taught dance at Tap Fever Studios and Tamlyn Shusterman’s Dance Studio, specializing in tap. In addition to acting on stages in both San Diego and New York, Sarah is a singer-songwriter with music streaming on all platforms and hopes to compose for original musicals in the future! She is incredibly excited to contribute to the empowering SDJT community that inspired the person and performer she is today. Sarah is committed to continuing SDJT’s legacy of inclusive, engaging and inspiring theatre-making for San Diego’s youth.

Disney’s Finding Nemo, Jr.

Directed & Music Directed by Desha Crownover
Choreographed by Theresa Maigue Bendorf
Assistant Directed by Sarah Kaplan

Music and Lyrics by
Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez
Book Adapted by Lindsay Anderson
Music and Orchestrations Adapted and Arranged by Myrna Conn
Based on the 2003 Disney/Pixar film Finding Nemo written by
Andrew Stanton, Bob Peterson, David Reynolds
and directed by Andrew Stanton

When Marlin, an anxious and overprotective clownfish, learns that his son, Nemo, has been captured, he must face his fears and set off on an epic adventure across the ocean. Along the way, with the help of lovable characters such as the optimistic Dory, Marlin and Nemo both overcome challenges on their journey to find each other and themselves. See this vibrant underwater world come to life on stage in a story full of family, friendship and adventure!