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.

I love telling stories. Impossible choices, human horror, and connections of the heart are my weakness and forte.
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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.

I love telling stories. Impossible choices, human horror, and connections of the heart are my weakness and forte.

Instagram/Twitter: HaintSage

Plays

  • MISS MOONLITE BBQ PAGEANT
    The Miss Moonlite BBQ Pageant is half barbecue cook-off, half beauty pageant.
    When Marnie moves in with her drunken estranged grandpa following her mother's death, the odd pair are forced to confront a fractured family history the only way they know how: homemade barbecue.
    The pastor's wife has a suspicious 4-year winning streak and the town doesn’t take kindly to newcomers in the...
    The Miss Moonlite BBQ Pageant is half barbecue cook-off, half beauty pageant.
    When Marnie moves in with her drunken estranged grandpa following her mother's death, the odd pair are forced to confront a fractured family history the only way they know how: homemade barbecue.
    The pastor's wife has a suspicious 4-year winning streak and the town doesn’t take kindly to newcomers in the competition.
    ...May the best dish win.
  • 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.
  • Fibonacci's Afternoon In The Garden
    Fibonacci notices something strange about flower petals during an afternoon in the garden.
  • 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.
  • 37.5687° N, 84.2963° W (Or, More Easily Pronounced, Berea: a play)
    Recalling the path from grief to peace, Atlas shares what “home” means now that Mom is gone. What if we’re all just searching for the cloth we were cut from a few short moments before we were born?
  • 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.