Sara Fenton

Writer, Creative Producer, and Director in Los Angeles, California

Sara Fenton

Writer, Creative Producer, and Director in Los Angeles, California

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Sara Fenton (and Betsy Zajko) are the brains behind Rogue Machine's hit literary event: Rant & Rave - 6 writers, 1 topic, Real Stories

Fenton & Zajko work with writers to develop their stories for the stage, and on the second Monday of every month, serve up a highly curated evening of intimate and raw storytelling hosted by Ron Bottitta. Experience it live or check out the podcast of the live show.

Sara finds heart and humor in the most earnest pursuits, especially when the pursuers are ill-equipped. "I think truth and humor are the best way into any story," Fenton explains, "and I find myself drawn to adorably inept characters – probably because I started out in life as one..."

Case in point: When auditioning to play Young Cosette in a Toronto production of “Les Mis,” Sara (unlike all the other children who were belting out their show tunes), stood in the hallway (along with her clueless-when-it-came-to-showbiz professorial father) practicing her favorite church hymn. Clearly the odd duck.

It is no surprise that she went on to place last in several gym meets and to warm the bench for every high school sports team, without ever missing a practice.

But it was an upward trajectory from there, and now, her professional dance and acting background make her an actor’s director with an eye for blocking, camera movement and choreography.

Peer into the inner working of Sara’s mind to see what her husband describes as "stories about characters who are comically unable to grasp things that the rest of the world gets effortlessly" by clicking HERE.

  • Education
    • MFA USC - School of Cinematic Arts
    • BAA Ryerson University - Radio and Television Arts