Angela Sauer is an MFA educated actor and a proud member of SAG-AFTRA and AEA. She is the reigning champion of LA’s Manhattan Monologue Slam.
Since moving to Los Angeles in 2013, Angela has worked with several theatre companies, including A Noise Within, Kingsmen Shakespeare, Sacred Fools (of which she is a member), Porters of Hellsgate, Illyrian Players, Visceral, Coeurage, and New American. She also founded the Culver City Garden Theatre.
During her 1o months in New York City, she had roles on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and Pan Am, and acted in two national commercials, two plays, a web series, a television pilot, and a short film which she also wrote and produced.
Angela graduated from the prestigious Florida State University/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training in Sarasota, Florida in May 2011 with a Masters of Fine Arts degree in Acting. The Conservatory has recently been named one of the Top 25 Drama Schools in the World by The Hollywood Reporter, and is one of the top 10 programs in the USA according to the U.S. News and World Report. Angela was an Associate Company Member of the Asolo Repertory Theatre in Sarasota, Florida for the 2010/2011 Season.
In 2008, Angela unexpectedly gained notoriety on the web with her blog, Angela Learns to Act. In it, she chronicled her journey of earning an MFA, writing about her classwork and rehearsals on a daily basis. The blog was named as one of the 100 Best Blogs for Film and Theatre Students, and ranked in the top 12 blogs about Acting & Auditioning. In August 2009, she became a regular blogger for Unscripted, which is a blog for actors run by BackStage.com. She has also been published in the print edition of Back Stage.
Angela graduated from Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Indiana with a B.A. in Theatre, and was the 2006 recipient of the college’s Excellence in Theatre Award. She is a two-time KCACTF Irene Ryan Award nominee. She has been trained in Shakespeare using the First Folio method at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre in their Classical Training Project, under Susan Hart and Jeffrey Carlson. She was a cast member of the long-running interactive play Tony ‘n’ Tina’s Wedding.