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Tour Speaker/Dancer

SARA THOMPSON

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Sara Thompson, star of Burden of Truth for the CW, Hulu, CBC, and around the world, is an actress, dancer and writer who studied her craft and has a degree in Acting For Film from the New York Film Academy, New York City Campus, and now makes her home in Los Angeles. Sara began her acting career with her role as in the feature film Make It Happen. She currently stars in the series Burden of Truth as Molly Ross, and will soon be seen in the films NOMIS (opposite Henry Cavill and Sir Ben Kingsley), I Still See You (opposite Bella Thorne), and GONE: My Daughter.

 

She performed the lead role in Awakening The Show in New York at the Alvin Ailey Theater, and has been featured in regional musical theatre productions of Chicago, Rocky Horror Picture Show as well as playing “Jane” in Mary Poppins. Sara has had 17 years of formal Ballet, Jazz Contemporary, Modern, and Hip Hop dance training at Shelley Shearer School of Dance in Winnipeg, Canada and has been dancing competitively from a very young age. Through her love of dance and passion for acting Sara wrote, narrated and performed a memorable and stirring, introspective contemporary dance piece about teenage bullying called Dear Diary. She received International acclaim for the piece and was awarded the silver medal in the contemporary dance World Championship in Poland where she represented Team Canada. She has also been featured in several award winning contemporary dance pieces in New York, Toronto and Atlanta.

 

Sara has used her passion for acting and dance to bring awareness to young people in her community and around the world about the devastating effects of bullying. Giving back to her community has always been at the forefront of Sara’s character. Sara performs a dance on the Orange Daisy Project tour that represents young women's mental health challenges.