Sarah Paton is an actor, devising artist, and teacher based in New York.


She is a proud graduate of The American Repertory Theater/MXAT Institute for Advanced Actor Training at Harvard University's MFA program and Princeton University.


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Sarah is an experienced stage actor who has worked on classics, new work, and devised pieces. She has most recently been seen in Collected Stories (Lisa) at Act II Playhouse in Ambler, PA, Bad Neighbour Theatre Company's Filth Can't Love Filth (Claire), The Hummm (Irina) at the Barn Arts Chekhov Festival and OBERON, and Romeo and Juliet (Juliet) with the Shakespeare Theater of NJ's NSE.

Since graduating from The A.R.T., Sarah has been building her film and commercial portfolios. She recently starred in American Bison, a short following the hilarious breakdown of a couple before their wedding, and Silver, a short period-piece set in the American Civil War. She can also be seen in a commercial for Doubletree by Hilton Hotels. Check out the "Video" page for more.


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Sarah is also a founding member of The Hummm Theater Collective.


The Hummm makes magical, image-based, non-linear theatre. Their mission is to disrupt preconceived notions about the avant-garde (as boring, pretentious, or inaccessible) by working with playful and improv-based forms that purposefully democratize the experimental. 

The Hummm's creative team are all members of the 2016 MFA class from The A.R.T./Moscow Art Theater School Institute at Harvard University. After graduation, they set out to form a theater collective that would employ the skills the learned during their graduate training in Cambridge, Moscow and Poland. Using the Russian "etudes" and Polish "constructions," they now devise highly physical, vibrant, feminist new work.

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