Sarah Hope


  • Producing theatre and film
  • Playwrighting and screenwriting 
  • Virtual reality film making 
  • Devising performance works 
  • Working with children and young people 
  • Film editing 
  • Community events and festivals 
  • Creative story telling 

Sarah Hope is a writer and producer for the stage and screen. She is also a passionate community arts worker with experience working with people from a variety of cultural and linguistic backgrounds.

She has a Bachelor of Arts with Majors in Drama and Film and Television from the University of Queensland and recently completed an Advanced Diploma with AFTRS.

Sarah was selected to be part of the 2012 JUMP Mentor Program under the mentorship of Stephen Carleton. This opportunity allowed her to write ‘The Hoist’ which went on to receive the Northern Territory Literary Award for Best Script 2013, and was produced by SALT Theatre, Browns Mart and Corrugated Iron in 2014. ‘The Hoist’ was published through Play Lab Indie in 2015.

Sarah has also written ‘Dog Dog’, a play for children that toured urban and remote schools in both 2016 and 2017.

She has extensive experience working on storytelling, film and theatre projects in Yolngu Communities in North East Arnhem Land.

She is currently working on the final drafts of ‘Coal Face’, a play initially commissioned by Browns Mart in 2014.

She recently founded Salt Story Studio to produce film content and deliver creative projects.