Sarah Gancher

Sarah Gancher’s plays have been produced or developed at institutions such as London’s National Theatre, Edinburgh’s Traverse Theatre, Budapest’s Quarter6Quarter7 Festival, PS122, Ars Nova, The Women’s Project, NYC SummerStage, The Lark, the Great Plains Theatre Conference, and Telluride Theatre, among others. Honors include the New York Stage and Film Founder’s Award and the Clifford Odets Commission. She frequently partners with devising ensembles such as NYC’s The TEAM, Colorado’s Telluride Theatre, Portland’s Hand2Mouth, and Blue Man Group, where she is a current staff writer. She collaborated with Rachel Chavkin, Heather Christian, and The TEAM on Mission Drift, which won the Edinburgh International Festival Fringe award and toured three continents, ending at London’s National Theatre. Recently: Time Warner Fellow at The Women’s Project Playwrights Lab, Playwrights’ Realm Writing Fellow, member of P73’s writing group I73 and Ars Nova Play Group. Up next: collaboration with The Bengsons at Ars Nova, and Steppenwolf’s First Look Festival. MFA: NYU.