Sarah Pitard
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Sarah holds an MA in Writing for Stage and Broadcast Media from The Central School of Speech and Drama (CSSD). Sarah had an international upbringing, born in Canada and grew up in Syria she now resides in London. Coming from a family of Archaeologists her work is often fused with rich history and culture from around the world.

Her play Full Tilt was one of five finalists for the Papatango New Writing Prize 2016, and one of 11 finalists for the Bread & Roses Theatre Award (upcoming 2018 season). Previously, the play had a staged reading at Theatricum Botanicum in Topanga Canyon, LA, as a part of their BotanicumSeedlings series in 2015.

Sarah’s one-act play, Bird, had a three-month run in New York as part of Theatre Three’s 18th Annual Festival of One-Act Plays (2015). Before that, in 2014, she was the winner of The Arena Stage’s ‘Our War’ Monologue Competition, which was presented as part of the National Civil War Project in Washington D.C. Her radio play, Plus One, was the winner of 'The Actors’ Guild UK’s Write Bites competition in 2013 and was recorded by Wireless Theatre Company in 2015.

Sarah’s plays, The Inappropriateness of Love and Freedom, Books, Flowers,
and The Moon was performed in London in 2012 with Paradigm Theatre Company.
She has also worked with and had short plays produced with The Pensive Federation
and Origins Theatre in the UK, and the Claremorris Theatre Festival in Ireland.

Currently, her short film Not Love is in pre-production and is being directed
by Nicholas Pinnock (Top Boy, Fortitude, Marcella), produced through Pinewood

 

Sarah is currently in development on a Historical Drama, ‘The Last King of Jerusalem‘  and is working on a number of short films.

You can follow Sarah’s blog on her time growing up in Syria here:  mysyria99.wordpress.com

 

For more information, please contact Natasha. Hello@wgmliterary.co.uk