Sara Hennessy

Sara is a two-time Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award winner and an L.A. Weekly Theatre Award nominee. She’s been in several shows at Artists Rep including MagellanicaCaughtFeathers and Teeth, The Skin of Our Teeth, Cuba LibreBlithe SpiritIntimate Apparel, and Foxfinder. She has also worked locally with Corrib Theatre and made an appearance on NBC’s Grimm. Before moving to Portland, she lived in Los Angeles, where she was a co-founder and co-artistic director of the acclaimed Furious Theatre Company. Her Furious Theatre credits include Foxfinder, Hunter Gatherers (L.A. Drama Critics Circle Award winner), Grace (L.A. Drama Critics Circle Award winner), The God Botherers, The Shape of ThingsScenes from the Big PictureChimpsThe Playboy of the Western World, and the U.S. Premiere of Noise by Alex Jones, which she directed. With other L.A. theatres: The Government Inspector at the Theatre@Boston Court (L.A. Weekly Theatre Award nominee); The Skin of Our TeethA Christmas Carol, Life is a Dream, and Hay Fever at A Noise Within; Festen and Another Part of the Forest at Pasadena Playhouse – Hothouse and Ramblers (Chicago & L.A. Premieres). In Chicago, she performed improv with Freudian Slip and Genealogy at ImprovOlympic. She is a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association and the Screen Actors Guild.