Sandra Fauver Cavanaugh

Profile Updated: June 12, 2018
Sandra Fauver
Residing In Boise, ID USA
Spouse/Partner Rex Miller
Occupation Speaker, Writer, Director, Coach/Consultant, Singer/Songwriter
Children (Sarah) Michelle Oneida - 27
Maria Blank - 25
Andreana Oneida - 23
Brittni Oneida - 17
Sandra Fauver


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Creativity Specialist and Author of the upcoming book SPONTANEOUS BRILLIANCE, Sandra has coached thousands of successful creative artists, entrepreneurs, CEO’s, entertainment professionals, parents, service professionals, students, and educators, helping them to discover their passions and express their own unique creative genius.

Since 1986 Sandra has taught acting, improvisation, movement, voice and writing at universities and conservatories across the country. She has chaired departments, developed curriculum, and coached teachers on the art of teaching. In the 1990’s, Sandra began teaching children with special needs, which lead to creating cutting edge interactive programming and scenario based training programs in school districts in New York, New Jersey, Wyoming, Utah, Iowa, Oregon, Washington, and Idaho.

In 1997, Sandra founded The New Heritage Theatre Company, a professional resident repertory company and school, under the patronage and mentorship of Anthony Hopkins and Olympia Dukakis. In her 10 years as Artistic Director, she received multiple educational, community service, and artistic awards, including the Governor’s Brightest Stars Award in 2006. Sandra has directed over 100 professional stage productions from Neil Simon to Shakespeare as well as large scale events like The Special Olympics World Winter Games “Share the Magic” extravaganza, starring Henry Winkler, and the unprecedented Dalai Lama’s Children’s Day event in Sun Valley, in 2005. After decades of directing for the stage, in recent years Sandra has begun writing and directing independent film. Her feature film “AVATARA” is currently in post production.

As a creative business consultant Sandra uses her proprietary methods to enhance productivity and innovation, through imagination, creativity, collaboration and compassion. Sandra also consults with public and private agencies to develop scenario based training solutions for social workers, medical professionals, lawyers, and law enforcement officers and others.

Sandra has written thirty-five plays (full-length, one acts, educational, and children's plays) that have been produced in theatres across the country. Sandra’s innovative and interactive “RESPONSE” plays, toured Idaho school’s for 7 years through the State Dept of Ed. and won the Idaho Governor’s Brightest Stars Award in 2006. A collection of her children’s plays ‘The Ohana Plays’ are being published next year. She also writes scripts for film, tv, video, and radio. Sandra's feature length screenplay 'Fault Line' won Best Feature Screenplay at The 2015 Austin Revolution Film Festival. Sandra is a member of both the Writers Guild of America West and the Dramatists Guild.

A singer/songwriter, Sandra’s inspirational album “Let Go” with partner Rex MIller can be found on Amazon, iTunes, Spotify, and Reverbnation. Her next album of inspirational music, 'DRINK IT IN' is set for release in 2018. They are currently working together on the score for Sandra’s independent feature film “AVATARA.

Currently the CEO of Miracle Film Group, Sandra served as the founding artistic director of The New Heritage Theatre Co (Idaho’s Premiere Resident Professional Rep Company) from 1997-2007 during which time she received multiple educational, community service, and artistic awards. In 2007 Sandra was a founding partner in Dramatic Entertainment which later became Silverdraft Studios, where she helped create Mobileviz, a visualization and virtual production suite, providing some of the most advanced film technology ever introduced to the entertainment industry.

In 2011 Sandra was named one of the Idaho Business Review’s, Business Women of the Year. She has served as President of the Board of A New Beginning Adoption Agency, as Vice Chair of The Meridian Arts Commission, and has served on the board of Idaho Parents Unlimited Creative Access Art Center - Artists Advisory Board, The Meridian Mayor’s Anti Drug Coalition, Community Youth Development, The Aquarium of Boise, The Regional Council on Children’s Mental Health, and The Northwest Playwrights Guild.

Sandra holds an MFA in Directing from the University of Iowa, where she was an Iowa Center for the Arts Fellow and a member of the prestigious Iowa Playwrights Workshop. Sandra is a graduate of The National Shakespeare Conservatory as well as The National Theatre Of Great Britain's Pilot Acting Program. She received her bachelor's degree in Theatre from Boise State University.

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