Sarah McVie

Sarah McVie began her career performing for five seasons at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival of Canada where her roles included: Cordelia in “King Lear” opposite the late Christopher Plummer, The Bawd in “Pericles,” Lady MacDuff in “Macbeth,” and Marianna in “All’s Well that End’s Well.” McVie was also a member of the 2001 Stratford Conservatory for Classical Theatre Training and was the recipient with the John Hirsh Award for Most Promising Young Actor.

McVie was based in Ottawa for ten years and played numerous leading roles in productions at The Great Canadian Theatre Company. Highlights include the premiere of George F. Walker’s “The Burden of Self Awareness” and the sold-out run of “The Public Servant,” a play McVie co-created with Jennifer Brewin, Haley McGee and Amy Rutherford. “The Public Servant” was developed by Common Boots Theatre (formally Theatre Columbus) and co produced by Nightwood Theatre for a sold-out Toronto run at the Canadian Stage Company’s Berkeley Street Theatre in March 2016.

Most recently McVie joined the cast for season two of the award-winning kids’ show Detention Adventure (CBC/HBO) and played a recurring role in the third season of the critically acclaimed Hulu series The Handmaid’s Tale. Other film and television credits include American Gods, Odd Squad Mobile Unit, I’m Coming for You, No Easy Days and The Secret Sex Life of a Single Mom. McVie received a 2021 Canadian Screen Award Nomination for Best Supporting Actress, Comedy for her role in Workin' Moms.

McVie has also worked extensively as a voice-over artist in commercials (local and national campaigns), industrials and voicing multiple roles for the animated series The Secret Life of Benjamin Bear.  You can find out more about Sarah on her website:  www.sarahmcvie.com