Sara Fellini is an award-winning playwright, performer, and skilled artisan. Her first play was nominated for 6 Planet Awards, including Best Production of a New Play and Best Lead Actress (Sara Fellini), winning Best New Script. She performed solo in THE OTHER MOZART by Sylvia Milo at the Players Theater in NYC and toured the production through the Southern US (Cat5 magazine’s Best Theater Production of 2015), performed in plays of her own writing: IN VESTMENTS (won two NYIT awards // nominated for Outstanding New Full-Length Script // acclaimed by the NY Times as "wrenching and visually eloquent" // earned her theater company the Donn Russell Artist Support Grant), THE EXECUTION of MRS. COTTON, at IRT Theater as part of their 3B Residency (“darkly humorous, deliciously ghoulish” - NY Times), and Artemisia in MOTH&FLAME at Theater Row. She created the role of Daisy in the dance piece THE SILVER SCREEN PARADE (winner Best Ensemble - Chain Theater Festival) and has been a featured singer at The Metropolitan Room and at the Laurie Beechman Theater. She directed MARY’S LITTLE MONSTER by Thomas Kee in the NOLA InFringe Festival, then brought the production to the the Loft at the Davenport Theatre in NYC as part of the Davenport Space Grant. Most recently, she directed, designed costumes for, and performed in THE BRUTES at The Flamboyan as part of the 10th Anniversary of the Planet Connections Festivity. The production was nominated for one NYIT award and 7 Planet Awards, including Outstanding Direction and Outstanding Costume Design. It was then brought to The New Ohio Theater in November 2018, and will perform at The Players, historically Edwin Booth's home, in November 2019 by special invitation of the Booth family. Her company's production of MARY'S LITTLE MONSTER by Thomas Kee was recently reprised at Torn Page, the historic home of Rip Torn and Geraldine Page, and with it she will be making her off-broadway directorial and acting debut in May 2020 at The Players Theater. She is the Artistic Director of spit&vigor and designs costumes and props for theater companies in NYC.
Sara Fellini at the 2014 NOLA Fringe