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Sarah Congress (’13)

Play/Screenwriter making waves

We often say it takes 10 years of sticking with it to start to get traction as a writer.  Sarah Congress (’13) is right on track.  Congrats!!!
Sarah Congress is a comedic playwright and screenwriter. Most recently, Her ten-minute play Atlantics Pharmaceuticals was produced in the International Human Rights Festival at The Tank theatre (December 10, 2023). Her play Overdose won 2nd place for BEST SHORT in the 2023 Downtown Urban Arts Festival festival at Playwright’s Horizon (June, 2023). Congress also co-wrote the screenplay “I Can’t Hear You” - winner 2nd place in “AP in 3 Film Challenge” in Asbury Park: (screened October 22, 2023).
She just had four performances of her comedy Fresh Kills at the LUV festival at the Player’s Theatre (Feb 22-25, 2024).
By day, she works as the Interim Program Administrator for Theatre at Columbia University, School of the Arts.
You can learn more about her work here: