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Sara Campos-Silvius

Email: saracampossilvius@gmail.com
Instagram: @saracsart

About

Sara Campos-Silvius (she/her) is a queer and multiracial Latine artist in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada in Treaty 6 territory. Sara is a writer, director, musician, and performer. Her various works and performances have been featured at the Edmonton International Film Festival, Art Gallery of Alberta, Chinook Series, Nextfest, Found Fest, the Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival, and many more. She has also danced with the integrated/disability arts dance group CRIPSiE since 2013. Short film credits as writer/director: POWER CHORD, THE INNER RING. Theatre credits as playwright: MOONIE AND MAYBEE DIG UP A GRAVE (Nextfest). Published books/chapbooks: SWORD AND SMOKE poetry chapbook (Armistice Press). Stay tuned for many more projects from Sara!

Mission/Vision/Values

Sara Campos-Silvius creates art that explores everything from comedy, horror, fiction, scripts, and poetry, often with a healthy dose of surrealism thrown in. She is committed to taking bold and daring creative risks while doing her part to foster an environment of inclusion and respect in the arts industry.

Recent Performances

On Being and Doing, CRIPSiE and Peggy Baker, Convergence (2022)

Found Festival by Common Ground Art Society, spoken word artist (2020)

Fear The Festival BIPOC Horror Festival, film/spoken word artist (2020)

Happy Hour by Terri Aihoshi, Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival (2019)

Film – Writer and Director

POWER CHORD (2022) (10 min.) Dir. Sara Campos-Silvius

Writer, Director, Producer, Songwriter: Sara Campos-Silvius

Official Selection:
-Edmonton International Film Festival 2022
-Toronto International Women Film Festival 2022
-Image+Nation Festival Courts Queer / Image+Nation Queer Short Film Festival 2022 (Montreal, Quebec, Canada)

THE INNER RING (2021) (4 min.) Dir. Sylvia Douglas and Sara Campos-Silvius

Official Selection:
-FAVA Fest 2021 (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)
-dance: made in canada 2021 (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
-Art Gallery of Alberta Sidewalk Cinema 2021 (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)

Playwriting – Produced Works

MOONIE AND MAYBEE DIG UP A GRAVE

Written by Sara Campos-Silvius

Directed by Tonya Rae Chrystian

Presented at Nextfest 2022 – MainStage Theatre Program (June 2-12, 2022)

Playwriting – Readings

MOONIE AND MAYBEE DIG UP A GRAVE

Presented by Edmonton Script Salon and Playwright’s Guild of Canada 2022 8th Anniversary Playwright Readings

THE EMISSARY

Written and directed by Sara Campos-Silvius

Performed by Philip Hackborn

Presented at Found Fest 2019

FAITH AND GRAVITY

Created and performed by Sara Campos-Silvius and Rebecca John

Presented at Mile Zero Dance – Dirt Buffet Cabaret 2017

Writing – Published Works

FRISSION, OR THE UNBEARABLE VIRTUE OF MOLECULES GATHERING

Article commissioned for the “Who Are We Now?” Theatre Alberta Essay Series (c) 2022

SWORD AND SMOKE

Poetry chapbook published by Armistice Press (c) 2021

Music – Original Works

VIBES and GRAVITY (EPs)

Awards

PLAYWRITING

MOONIE AND MAYBEE DIG UP A GRAVE awarded First Place in the Accidental Humour Co. Playwriting Competition 2021

Grants

Edmonton Arts Council Individual Project Grant Recipient, 2017, 2018, 2021