Sagan Chen

SAGAN CHEN is a queer genderfluid Chinese American artist. They center their work on uplifting underrepresented new narratives onstage, onscreen, and on the page, and enjoy reading scripts for various reading committees. They strive for their artistry to reflect an awareness of social responsibility and intersectionality of representation. Recent onstage credits include: WORK HARD HAVE FUN MAKE HISTORY (Clubbed Thumb), Happy Life (The Hearth at Soho Rep), Fight Call (Breaking the Binary at The Public), Two Mile Hollow (Yale), Six Years Old, Stone, and delicacy of a puffin heart (Corkscrew Theater Festival), Exposed Bone (The PIT Loft). Onscreen: Survival of the Thickest (Netflix/A24), Grand Crew (NBC), High Maintenance (HBO), This Really Happened (Tribeca 2024), Girl Talk (Outfest)(dir. Erica Rose). Sagan co-created an award-winning digital series called Here We Wait that received over 30 nominations on the festival circuit, and went on to co-produce and star in Sideways Smile, both of which earned Sagan multiple acting accolades. You can hear him in the Audible Original The 126 Year Old Artist, and narrating the audiobooks: Ana On the Edge, All The Things We Don’t Talk About, and The Jump. He has directed at Dartmouth College, Samuel French OOB, Frigid, Corkscrew, and Women in Theatre Festivals. Sagan is currently seeking representation. Follow them on Instagram: @sagan.chen
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