Sage Martin

Sage Martin

Actor/Writer/Maker.

My work reflects my reality, which is shaped by my existence, which is resistance (mainly).
Fat. Wild Mouthed. Funny/Sad. Raised in the south- never rooted nowhere, though; My parents moved me all over- not military, though.
Doing my part in telling our stories.

Plays

  • Such a Pretty Face
    Holly is fat. Gabe is not. Despite Gabe's adamance that her weight doesn't bother him, Holly's best friends Dan and Renee are skeptical.

    In between the action of the story, a trio of women (à la plus-size greek chorus) propels the narrative via monologues, slam poetry, and physical storytelling.

    This mold-breaking comedy/spoken word story dissects the realities of...
    Holly is fat. Gabe is not. Despite Gabe's adamance that her weight doesn't bother him, Holly's best friends Dan and Renee are skeptical.

    In between the action of the story, a trio of women (à la plus-size greek chorus) propels the narrative via monologues, slam poetry, and physical storytelling.

    This mold-breaking comedy/spoken word story dissects the realities of "dating while fat" and looks at body image, relationships, and identity. In a world that wants women to downsize in just about every way, Such A Pretty Face is the fat anthem we have all been weighting for.
  • DIS/CONNECT - a 10 minute play
    After a "no strings attached" personals ad brings Andy and Robyn together for an evening of anonymous sex, the pair realizes there is no reason to keep secrets from complete strangers. One is hiding their past, the other is hiding their future. The truth doesn't always set you free.
  • Ghosts Like Us
    Ghosts Like Us is a collection of eerie and haunting tales based on Kentucky folklore. Each scene takes a well known story, handed down by generations of Kentuckians, and retells it from new and unknown perspectives. Ghosts Like Us covers the cursed witches tree in downtown Louisville, a twist on the Waverly Hills Sanatorium, a retelling of the infamous Goatman, and many more.
  • Aunt T's Resting Place
    A road-tripping couple in search of directions wanders into a diner in the backwoods of Kentucky. An old woman offers them advice, a hot meal, and the tale of a local urban legend that they can't quite shake... Based on Kentucky folklore.
  • MISS MOONLITE BBQ PAGEANT
    Rabbit Foot Holler's Miss Moonlite BBQ Pageant is half beauty pageant, half barbecue cook-off. The pastor's wife has a suspicious 4 year winning streak but when Marnie arrives in town after the sudden death of her mother, everything changes. Marnie and her estranged grandfather, William, are suddenly forced to face their fractured family history the only way they know how- homemade barbecue. The town...
    Rabbit Foot Holler's Miss Moonlite BBQ Pageant is half beauty pageant, half barbecue cook-off. The pastor's wife has a suspicious 4 year winning streak but when Marnie arrives in town after the sudden death of her mother, everything changes. Marnie and her estranged grandfather, William, are suddenly forced to face their fractured family history the only way they know how- homemade barbecue. The town doesn’t take kindly to newcomers in the competition but Marnie has nothing to lose. ...May the best dish win.