Sara Brookner

Sara Brookner is passionate about arts advocacy and community engagement. She currently works as the Foundation Relations Manager at ArtsEmerson in Boston, MA. A freelance dramaturg, she has worked on productions with Fresh Ink Theatre, Boston Public Works, Whistler in the Dark, Cornerstone Theater, and the American Repertory Theater and its Institute. A proud StageSource board member, she also coordinates their Gender Parity Task Force. Sara also serves on MASSCreative’s leadership council, and was a Berkshire Leadership Summit participant. She received her MFA in dramaturgy from the American Repertory Theater/Moscow Art Theatre School Institute for Advanced Theater Training at Harvard University, and a certificate in community-based theatre from Cornerstone Theater’s summer institute.



Blognews, trends, insights

  • The How and the Why of Arts Advocacy
    Sara Brookner writes about her experiences and take-aways from participating in National Arts Advocacy Day in Washington, DC, and Arts Matter Advocacy Day in Boston, MA.
  • Howlympics: Olympic Illusions
    Sara Bookin-Weiner discusses her draw to the Olympics and the illusions behind it