Sarah Gurfield is an LA native who directs for stage and screen. She directed The Donors, a digital comedy series executive produced by Kevin Hart for his LOL Network & Lionsgate. Her comedic short films, Boy Eats Girl and Thumb, won numerous awards and screened at dozens of festivals including Dances With Films, LA Shortsfest, and Cinequest.
Sarah began her career directing theatre in and around NYC; highlights include work at The Roundabout, Berkshire Theatre Festival, Seacoast Rep, The Directors Company, and Carnegie Hall. She is a founding member and resident director of Santa Monica Repertory Theater, where she has directed many productions, workshops, and readings since its inception in 2010. Favorite projects with the company include PYGMALION, PROOF, THE HEIDI CHRONICLES, and THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK (in collaboration with the Broad Stage).
A member of The Alliance of Women Directors, SDC, and Filmshop, Sarah is also a director at The Actors Studio, where she was selected by Martin Landau, Mark Rydell, and Lou Antonio in 2012. She is an SDCF Award winner and a Brown University graduate.