Multi-Disciplinary Artist: Conductor/ Writer / Performer / Music and Backstage Work / Educator/ More
Sandy Sahar Gooen (He/Him) is a creative, multi-talented musician and artist with extensive training and education in composition, performance, theatre, and dance. Sandy is a dedicated activist and educator who always seeks to establish collaborative communities, forge connections and create inclusive environments.
Having graduated from Barnard/Columbia with a music degree, Sandy teaches voice and leads music team work. When not teaching, Sandy can be found performing. Performance credits include: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Broadway Bods), American Idiot, A Place For Us, End of Play & Our Rising Voices Youth Drama Festival Readings, Death In Autumn, Jew York Pride and Eshel Fundraiser, Cabaret (Columbia School of the Arts), Trans Voices Cabaret (The Duplex), The Addams Family (Columbia School of the Arts), among others.
Sandy is an active member in Local 802, PAVA, ASMAC and the Dramatists Guild. He also actively volunteers and mentors for Jewish Queer Youth (JQY) and Moving Traditions as well as assisting stage and productions at the New York Theatre Workshop and with Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids.
Sandy has written and produced: Pass/Fail, It Takes a Village, and friEnDs, and has shows currently in development, including the musical, Twink Piece. Follow his instagram: @SilentWhat to stay up to date with all Sandy is up to!