Moving Arts MADlab 2021 Playwright

(As of Yet Untitled Play)

by Sarah Cho

Sarah Cho is a Los Angeles-based comedy writer and playwright. Her select plays include Koreans Eat Dog (2013 Richard Maibaum Playwriting Award), Family Dinner (2015 KCACTF’s Paul Stephen Lim Playwriting Award), and Grace and Janette Like White Guys (2020 Finalist, Seven Devil’s Playwright Conference). She received the IRAM New Play Award and Iowa Arts Fellowship, and was recently named Associate Artist for Ashland New Plays Festival. Sarah studied comedy at iO, Second City, and Pack Theater. She has performed at Green Gravel Comedy Festival, Laugh Riot Grrrl Festival, and LA Scripted Comedy Festival. Her sketch comedy work has been featured on ComedyCake, WhoHaHa, Funny or Die, and writes for house team Gutter at Pack Theater. Previously, Sarah worked in television publicity for clients like Amazon, Netflix, National Geographic, and Adult Swim. She currently works for a nonprofit group, InsideOUT Writers, where she helps bring creative writing classes to juvenile halls. She co-hosts the playwriting podcast Beckett’s Babies with poet/playwright Sam Collier. Sarah earned her BA from UC Santa Barbara and MFA from the University of Iowa’s Playwrights Workshop.