Best known for her unusual, offbeat characters and bawdy stage persona, Sarah Jean Anderson is an artist, comic and character actor from Grand Rapids, MI. She has been performing since 2004 and has toured nationally several times as a burlesque comedienne with Super Happy Funtime Burlesque
and as an improv actor with The Murder Mystery Company.
Sarah was voted Best Comedian by West Michigan’s Revue Magazine
in 2016, and placed in the Best Artist category in 2017. She has written and produced 13 original comedy shows since 2008, including One Pretty Funny Girl (2008) and After School Special (2014). The feature-length film based on her original character Rita Schuvitinitscz, Rita and Velvet Dan Save The World
, can be viewed online HERE.
Sarah Jean currently hosts Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School Grand Rapids
, as well as Shimmy Shack Burlesque.
She performs regularly with the all-female comedy troupes Funny Girls
(Grand Rapids, MI) and Comedy Coven
SJA's mixed media artwork has been sold to collectors all over the world -- from Los Angeles to Italy. Her work is sold at art markets and shows throughout Michigan. Order your own custom painting today by visiting her Etsy shop, BSidez Gallery.
Just click on the link below:Buy art now!
Comedy clips & songs here:SJA on Reverbnation
photo credits: R. Littleton & Terpstra Photo 2017