Sara Fay George Painter. Theater Artist. Educator.
Sara Fay George is a Brooklyn based visual and theater artist. She is a storyteller of many mediums including, acrylic, language, and embodied movement.
Currently, Sara Fay teaches the Williamson Technique and movement for actors at the Maggie Flanigan Studio in New York City. The aim of this work is to open the actors body to experience and expression free of inhibition and tension. As a playwright, Sara Fay's work explores classical texts woven with autobiographical narratives. Her stories are intimate, immediate and relevant. Most recently her piece "Last Life: A Shakespeare Play" received critical acclaim at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. She has produced new work in California, New York City, East Hampton, Berlin, Venice and Milan. She is dedicated to challenging the conventions of modern theater through embodied storytelling and is also seasoned in the classics.
In 2015 she directed Swan Song: Voices on Climate Change, in collaboration with COP 21 and Climate Change Theater Action. In the Summer of 2016 she directed In or Out, an immersive piece which takes audiences behind the doors of a Brooklyn brownstone and into the home of a spiritual cult. From the Heartland of Nausea, premiered at the United Solo Festival October 2017. Last Life: A Shakespeare Play, a play she composed from the texts of William Shakespeare, travelled to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival to critical acclaim in 2019.
She currently teaches movement at The Maggie Flanigan Studio in New York City. She is the founder of The Holistic Method and is passionate about facilitating work that brings agency and confidence to artists and professionals.