Sara Cooper

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Sara Cooper

is a Playwright-Lyricist and Librettist. Highlights: HoT, Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals (2020), New York Theatre Barn New Works Series (2020), concert, Dixon Place (2019); Polyanna, TV pilot, Grand Jury Prize, BOLT, Barnstorm Media (2020); Perpetual Sunshine & the Ghost Girls, National Alliance for Musical Theatre 15-Minute Musical Challenge winner (2020); The Memory Show, Benefit Reading for the Alzheimer’s Association, The Mercury Theater Chicago (2019), UK Premiere, New Bard, London (2016), National Endowment for the Arts grant (2013), Transport Group at The Duke on 42nd Street (2013), Asian Premiere, Water Gate Media, Seoul (2012-2013), Barrington Stage Company (2010), National Alliance for Musical Theatre (2010); Elevator Heart, THML Theatre Company (2019), University of San Francisco (2018), Tisch New Musicals (2016); Fault Lines, The Kennedy Center (2018), American Opera Initiative Fellowship, Washington National Opera (2017); 92Y Musical Theatre Lab Collective (2017-2018); Queens Council on the Arts grants (2018, 2016); New York State Council on the Arts Individual Theatre Artist Commission (2015); Things I Left On Long Island, FringeNYC (2014), Overall Excellence Award in Playwriting (2014), Time Out NY Critics’ Pick (2014); Loving Leo, Weston Playhouse (2013). Jonathan Larson Grant, American Theatre Wing (2014). In addition to teaching in the Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program, Sara has also taught for the past few years at Purchase College, Eastern Gateway Community College, CUNY Guttman Community College, and Montclair State University. MFA Musical Theatre Writing (Cycle 18!) and BFA Dramatic Writing, Tisch School of the Arts. Dramatists Guild, ASCAP. http://saracooper.weebly.com