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Sara Cooper

Representation

Helen Schultz, Abrams Artists Agency

Sara Cooper

Biography

Sara Cooper is a playwright-lyricist. Highlights of her work include: The Memory Show, benefit reading for the Alzheimer's Association at The Mercury Theater Chicago (2019), New Bard Productions in London (2016), Transport Group at The Duke on 42nd Street (2013), Water Gate Media in Seoul (2012-2013), Barrington Stage Company (2010), NAMT (2010) - composer Zach Redler; Elevator Heart, THML Theatre Company in association with Access Theater (2019), University of San Francisco (2018), concert reading, The Tank (2017), workshop, Tisch New Musicals (2016) - composers Amy Burgess and Julia Meinwald; Fault Lines, The Kennedy Center (2018) - composer Gity Razaz; HoT, concert, Dixon Place (2019) - composer Lynne Shankel; Things I Left On Long Island, FringeNYC (2014), Time Out New York Critics’ Pick (2014) - play; Loving Leo, Weston Playhouse (2013) - composer Zach Redler. Awards and Honors: Queens Council on the Arts grant (2018); 92Y Musical Theatre Lab Collective (2017-2018); American Opera Initiative, Washington National Opera (2017); New York State Council on the Arts Individual Theatre Artist Commission (2015); Jonathan Larson Grant, American Theatre Wing (2014); New York Fringe Festival Overall Excellence Award in Playwriting (2014); National Endowment for the Arts and National Alliance for Musical Theatre National Fund for The Memory Show (2013); Weston Playhouse New Musical Award for Loving Leo (2012); American Opera Projects Fellowship (2011-2012). MFA Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program. Sara currently teaches at NYU, Purchase College, and Montclair State University. Dramatists Guild, ASCAP. http://saracooper.weebly.com

Professional Experience

  • Off Broadway
  • Regional
  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • Education

Regions

  • NYC/Tri-State Area

Hireable as

  • Theatrical Lyricist
  • Bookwriter/Librettist

Affiliations

  • ASCAP
  • THE DRAMATISTS GUILD

Pronouns

  • She/Her