DEATH OF A DRIVER, by Will Snider *World Premiere
Urban Stages, NYC
Dir. Kim T. Sharp
March 1st - March 24th, 2019
TINA, a short film written and directed by Gayatri Bahl
Currently in festival run
World premiere at the Vancouver International Women in Film Festival, March 2019
THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL on Amazon
Elsa in season 2, episode 3
SARAH BASKIN is a Brooklyn based actor with an affinity for developing new work and the collaborative process of making things. Sarah has originated roles in The Unbelievers and Three Women Mourn the Apocalyse (Theatre Center in Toronto, dir. Marina McClure), L’Amour Fou (Dangerous Ground Productions, dir. Doris Mirescu), Cardenio (American Repertory Theatre, dir. Les Waters), On The 5:31 (Rising Phoenix Rep / Cino Nights, dir. Taibi Magar), Wolves (59E59, dir. Mike Klar). Other Off-Broadway and NY credits include Death of a Driver (Urban Stages, dir. Kim T. Sharp, upcoming), The Milk Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore (Roundabout Theatre Company, dir. Michael Wilson), I Forgive You, Ronald Reagan (Beckett Theatre, dir. Charles Abbott), Caucasian Chalk Circle (Sonnet Repertory Theatre, dir. Chris Schilder), Retrosepctive (written & directed by Joan Tewkesbury). Other plays regionally include The Oregon Trail at Portland Center Stage (dir. Rose Riordan) and Beau Jest at Gulfshore Playhouse (dir. Kristen Coury).
On the film and television front, Sarah has been seen recently on Amazon’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”, HBO’s “Divorce”, and NBC’s “Blindspot”. She is committed to independent cinema, most recently starring in Malaisia (dir. Mac Cappucino). Other film appearances include Thanks For Sharing (dir. Stuart Blumberg) and the experimental film The Lives of Hamilton Fish (written & directed by Rachel Mason), which toured to museums all over the country and appeared in prestigious festivals, including Raindance in the UK. Sarah is a creative producer for the award winning production company Subway Token Films, with whom she wrote, produced, and starred in the short film iHEART (dir. Felix Solis). She has also had her hand in directing a short film, Love Addict, which is currently in festivals (Queens World Film Festival and others).
Sarah is a company member of VIRAGO, a physical theatre company here in New York, and also a company member at The Actors Center. Alongside acting, Sarah is also an experienced acting teacher, heading up the New York studio for Anthony Meindl’s Actor Workshop, as well as teaching a master class at The Actors Greenroom. She guides actors to trust the present moment, and allow it to activate them fully in their work.
Sarah holds an MFA in Acting from ART / MXAT at Harvard University and is currently based in New York City.