Sarah Bowden

Sarah Bowden, a versatile performer of Australian and European descent, stands at 5’6″ with a commanding mezzo-soprano voice. Holding both Australian and European passports along with an American green card, she brings a wealth of cultural experiences to her craft.

In film, Sarah has appeared in The Wiggles Movie as Pirate (20th Century Fox / Dean Covell) and Untitled Rudy Giuliani Project in an ensemble role (Campfire Studios / Jed Rothsteine).

On Broadway, she has graced the stage of Moulin Rouge as Ensemble/US Nini (New York City Center / Alex Timbers / Sonya Tayeh).

In national tours and the West End, Sarah has played significant roles in productions such as Moulin Rouge as Nini in 1st National Tour (Alex Timbers / Sonya Tayeh), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory as Cherry Sundae/US Mrs. Bucket in 1st National Tour (Jack O’Brien / Josh Bergasse), and Dirty Dancing as Lisa Houseman understudy (West End / James Powell).

Her off-Broadway credits include Love Life in an ensemble role (New York City Center / Victoria Clark) and The Four Seasons as Roz G (The Chase Brock Experience / Theater Row) – although the latter was cancelled due to COVID-19.

In regional theatre, Sarah has showcased her talents in productions such as A Chorus Line as Cassie (Hollywood Bowl / Bob Avian / Baayork Lee), Chicago as Roxie Hart (The Muny / Denis Jones), Chicago as Velma Kelly (Maltz Jupiter Theatre / Denis Jones), and various roles in Jerome Robbins Broadway (The Muny / Cynthia Onrubia / Chris Bailey).

In Germany theatre, Sarah has made notable appearances in productions like Hunchback of Notre Dame as Esmeralda (Disney / Scott Schwartz / Chase Brock), Cabaret as Sally Bowles (Zeltpalast Merzig / Holger Hauer), 9 to 5 as Doralee (Zeltpalast Merzig / Alex Balga / Danny Costello), and numerous others.

In Australia and Asia, Sarah has been part of productions such as Dirty Dancing as Baby Houseman alternate (Jacobsen Entertainment / Mark Wing-Davey), The Wizard of Oz in an ensemble role (Lyric Theatre / Nancye Hayes), and Cats as Sillabub (Big Top / Jo-Anne Robinson / Gillian Lynne).

Sarah’s special skills include fluency in German, proficiency in various disciplines such as stage combat (including sword fighting), karate, basic gun twirling, ballet, tap, partnering/lifts, basic ballroom dance, dance captaincy, choreography, singing, basic guitar, distance running, snow skiing, and swimming.

Information about her associate direction and choreography work is available upon request.

Sarah Bowden’s career exemplifies her dedication, versatility, and passion for the performing arts, enriching productions across multiple continents with her talent and skillset.