Sara West

Sara West

Sara West is a Sydney-based actor and writer who has worked with some of Australia’s leading theatre and television companies. Her credits as an actor include Belvoir’s London tour of The Wild Duck (dir: Simon Stone), Malthouse Theatre/Griffin Theatre Company’s Ugly Mugs (dir: Marion Potts), Sydney Theatre Company’s Travelling North (dir: Andrew Upton), Griffin Theatre Company’s Dreams in White (dir: Tanya Goldberg) and Belvoir’s Babyteeth (dir: Eamon Flack). For television, Sara has worked on ABC’s Anzac Girls and Network 7’s Winter and most recently played Liza Minnelli in Shine Australia’s TV biopic — Peter Allen, not the boy next door. Nick Matthew’s One-Eyed Girl made Sara’s feature film debut followed shortly by Simon Stone’s The Daughter. She has just wrapped filming on Fin Edquist’s feature film Bad Girl to be released mid-2016. While undertaking all this as an actor Sara has been developing her love of writing with the help of ATYP and was the recipient of the 2014 Foundation Commission for her play — The Trolleys.


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