ABOUT

ME

Actress // Singer // Dancer // Writer // Teacher

THE PERFORMER

Originally hailing from Long Island, New York, Sarah moved to New York City to pursue a Bachelor's of Fine Arts in Drama at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, where she studies in The New Studio on Broadway. She graduated in the Spring of 2018.

 

Sarah's love for performance began at age 2 when she discovered The Little Mermaid. From that moment forward she developed an affinity for dancing and singing to 90's Britney Spears music and Disney classics. Sarah now lives out her dream of telling stories every day on the broadway national tour of Wicked, performing in the ensemble and understudying the leading role of Elphaba.

 

Over the last 4 years, Sarah has performed on some of New York City's most prestigious stages, including Radio City Music Hall, Feinstein's/54 Below, The National Opera Center of America, The Metropolitan Room & The Duplex, amongst others. She is looking forward to crossing many more stages off of her bucket list as she begins her post-grad journey as a working actress!

Sarah believes that creating stories is just as important as telling them. So when she's not performing, Sarah finds passion and creative expression in writing and composing.

 

Sarah has completed three full-length novels which she is currently in the process of editing: a young adult series titled My High School Diaries & a dystopian novel titled Mismatched. Sarah hopes to publish these three novels, and others that she is currently working on, in the near future. 

 

Aside from novel writing, Sarah is also currently working on four original musicals and plays: Detention: The Musical (Book, Music & Lyrics), The List (Book & Lyrics), Off the Wall (Book & Concept) and Happy Birthday, Mr. President (Book & Concept). Sarah's most recent works, The Wicked Bitch of the WestOff the Wall, and Happy Birthday, Mr. President, had their first fully-staged workshops at the New Studio on Broadway's Free Play Festivals in January of 2016, 2017 and 2018, respectively.

 

Aside from these projects, Sarah is also currently working on writing and self-recording an album of original music, which she is hoping to complete within the next year.

THE WRITER

THE TEACHER

Sarah also has an immense passion for teaching and is currently pursuing a minor in Education, with a concentration in Theater and English Literature, alongside her Drama degree at NYU in the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development.

 

Sarah is currently on the staff at Garden City Dance Studio, teaching musical theater and dance to children of all ages. Having grown up at GCDS and being an alumnus of their nationally competitive dance company, Sarah loves being able to now assume a new role at the studio she'd claimed as home so many years ago.

 

Sarah also coaches acting and teaches private voice to children ages 7 and up. Sarah's students have gone on to have leading roles in many productions in highly established theaters, including the Paper Mill Playhouse (recipient of the 2016 Regional Theater Tony Award).

 

She hopes to one day be able to share her passions for theatre and literature with students of any and all ages, in any capacity she is awarded to. While Sarah's true love is performance, she believes it is so important to teach, inspire, and cultivate young artists to help create the next generation of thinkers and theatre-makers.

When she's not working (which is a very rare sight), Sarah attempts to relax. She can usually be found baking a myriad of sweets, loving on her family and friends, or unhealthily bingeing The Office or New Girl. She is always anticipating the Christmas season, looking for a new musical to fall in love with, or trying a new cupcake recipe. 

 

But 98% of the time, she's talking about the impact that Wicked had on the American Musical Theater and how it was snubbed of a Tony in 2004. For real. Ask her friends.

Want to know more? Let's talk!

 

THE

HUMAN

"In the Heights at NYU transcended what one might expect of a "college" performance. And what a cast! They and Sarah Anne Fernandez, who has one of the best voices I've ever heard in my entire career, have very bright futures ahead."

David Cady, Casting Director

© 2017 by SARAH ANNE FERNANDEZ