Sara Wolkowitz is a film and theater Director.

Sara is an independent filmmaker and theater director. Most recently she co-directed and produced Lightning Bugs in a Jar, a short film which premiered at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival as part of the Short Film Corner.

Marrying her two loves, her first feature documentary, Still on the Road, about America’s longest running touring theater company, The Acting Company, had it's theatrical premiere at Lincoln Center and is now airing nationally on PBS or you can see it here


She also co-directed a promo trailer staring Gillian Anderson for an upcoming childrens television show she is developing with her partner Jessica Fox.

For the web, she directed and edited a webseries called "Diary Of A Chorus Girl", about a woman who made her broadway debut in Catch Me If You Can the new musical on Broadway. The series can be found at She has also directed videos for non-profit organizations including LitWorld and NARAL Pro-Choice, and short films which have been shown at film festivals such as SXSW Interactive and the Hawaii International Film Festival.

Sara also has a strong theater background. She directed The Ultimate Stimulus (FringeNYC2014, Cincy Fringe, Mini-Fridge at Under St Marks, Dixon Place), for which her patners Tanya O'Debra (actress) and Felipe Ossa (playwright) are nominated for NY Innovative Theater Awards in their respective catagories. Sara also directed War Crimes, which she was nominated for “Outstanding Use of Projections, Special Effects, and/or Multi-Media Event” at the Planet Connections Festival. Another favorite was Brooklyn Labrinth (BoCoCa Arts Festival, The Chain Theater). She got her start in NYC by directing and co-creating a one-woman show, Eleanor Is Sibling Challenged, performed at the Magnet Theater with Elana Fishbein. She has a BA in film from Vassar College '05.