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Actor, Author, Director, Artist




Member of SDC, SAG-AFTRA, AEA 

Over 40 years as a performing arts specialist, Ms. McClain has worked in all aspects of the theatre discipline, both as an actor and director, performing in numerous shows on and off Broadway, films, and several guest-starring & recurring roles on TV. As an actor and director, she has been nominated for several Ovation and NAACP Theatre Awards, in 2019 the LA Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Lead Actor in a Play. Yet she still finds time to develop a children's book and film series," Peepo & the Magic Talisman." She has taught/guest-directed at  Queens College, California Lutheran University, AMDA, AADA, Pomona College & California State University- Fullerton, and is currently pursuing her MFA in Directing at CSUF. Saundra is currently directing a production called "Uncensored". You can see what Saundra is currently up to here!



Seeking MFA-Directing at CSU Fullerton




Living Six Feet Apart

This production "zooms" in ​on students grappling with social justice issues of Inclusion and Diversity set against the backdrop of a global pandemic, civil unrest, and racial protests. 

Directed by Saundra McClain

Associate direction by Abel Marquez

Technical direction by Fernando Pacheco