Sara has been performing and training for 25 years with over 30 screen and 50 professional stage credits to her name. Screen credits include The Gloaming (STAN), Rosehaven (ABC), The Kettering Incident (Foxtel/BBC), My Brother Jack (Channel 10), My Place - Series 2 (ABC2) Fanshaw and Crudnut - the telemovie, Pixel Pinkie (Channel 9), Buzz Bumble (Channel GO!), Dumbotz (Channel GO!), Arctic Blast and Noirhouse (ABC iview). Stage credits include the World Premiere of Kate Mulvany’s The Mares, Terrapin’s internationally award winning Explosion Therapy (Shanghai and Perth), My Sister’s An Alien (Terrapin), Dream Masons (SAC), Sick and It’s Partly about Love, Partly about Massacre (TTC), multiple garden shows for Big Monkey Inc., The Effect for Loud Mouth Theatre, and the World Premiere of Tom Holloway’s Beyond the Neck.
Sara has trained with renowned international teachers including Phillipe Gaulier (France), John Bolton, and top Hollywood acting coach, Ivana Chubbuck (L.A.). She was awarded Best Dramedy Actress and Best Supporting Actress at the 2015 Rome WebAwards for her portrayal of Evangeline Kensington in ABC’s Noirhouse, and nominated for Best Actress at The 2015 Tasmanian Theatre Awards for her performance in Tasmanian Theatre Company’s The Berry Man.
A graduate of the John Bolton Theatre School in Melbourne, Sara is the founder and Director of Cooper Screen Academy, providing professional screen acting training for children to adults.