Department of Theatre

Karmo Sanders

Lecturer in Theatre
Karmo Sanders

Office Location

Russell Hall, USM Gorham Campus


207-780-5480 x1

Academic Degrees

  • MA Creative Writing, Boston University.
  • Alumni, Boston Playwrights’ Theatre


Karmo studied playwrighting under Nobel Prize Winner Derek Walcott.  Her musical Radical Radio, opened Off-Off Broadway at the 91st Street Theatre in NYC. Her comedy, Humpin' Glory Bay, was produced by the Boston Playwrights' Theatre. She co-wrote and acted in a short film Face It by Wonder Dog Films whichpreviewed at the Vancouver and Sarasota Film Festivals. Well known in Maine as “The Mardens Lady,” she also acted in Yankee Jungle, on the Discovery Channel, Animal Planet. The team of Sanders & Sanders opened their musical Gold Rush Girls at Cyrano's Theatre in Anchorage, AK to a sold out six week run. Her article “Go West Young Girl” was recently published in the 2016 Dramatists Guild Resource Directory. Karmo continues writing and touring her one woman stand-up comedy show.

Karmo teaches Acting for Non-Majors and Playwriting at USM.