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.
Voted Best Comedian by West Michigan’s Revue Magazine
in 2016, she 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 Shimmy Shack Burlesque
, which occurs bi-monthly at the Tip Top Bar & Grill in NW Grand Rapids, and Tease-A-Gogo at the Avenue Bar in Lansing. She performs regularly with the all-female comedy troupes Funny Girls
(Grand Rapids, MI) and Comedy Coven
(Lansing, MI.) and has been a vocalist with The Fancy Restaurants since 2007.
SJA's mixed media artwork has been sold to art lovers and collectors all over the world -- from Michigan to Los Angeles to Italy! Her work is sold at Archive Antiques (959 Fulton St E) as well as Common Ground Coffeehouse (1319 Fulton St E) in Grand Rapids, MI. She also vends annually at Eastown's Bizarre Bazaar and Eastown Street Fair, where you can catch her hosting onstage too!
Order your own custom painting today by visiting her Etsy shop, BSidez Gallery.
Just click on the link below:Buy art now!
photos Terpstra Photo 2017 and Spyder0 Productions 2018