SABRINA HASSAN
Hawa
Zaitun’s mother

Sabrina was born in England, spent most of her academic life in Australia and
currently resides in Malaysia. Her early involvement in dance started at the
Sayang Academy of Dancing where she studied ballet, modern and tap dance.
She later moved to Perth, Australia to complete her high school education.
There, she took elective units in Theatre Arts which sparked her desire to
pursue performing arts as a career. Sabrina later attended Curtin University
where she specialised in theatre and film. After completing her degree, she
returned to Malaysia and has since worked on and off stage and screen. She
later attained a master’s degree in Theatre Studies from the University of New
England, Australia.

In Australia, Sabrina worked backstage in various productions, choreographed
for events and performed in short films and theatre performances. She also
produced Biding Time, a documentary that was aired on Perth’s Channel 31.

In Malaysia, Sabrina has appeared in commercials and music videos;
choreographed for stage and screen; and hosted for both events and
television. She also conducts acting workshops and was a judge on Rexona No
Sweat Dance Challenge (Season 2). Her most recent television performances
include Kecuali Cintamu (Astro Ria) and Blogger Boy (8tv). Film credits include
Sumolah, Sepi, Maut (which garnered her a nomination for Best Actress at
Anugerah Skrin), Belukar and Misteri Jalan Lama. She performed in musicals
Puteri Gunung Ledang the Musical (Seasons 1, 2 and Singapore) where she was
also Dance Captain; Broadway Parodieslah; Randai Kasih Menanti, DanSing
Thru Broadway; Sparks of Broadway; Always in Wonderland?; and Cabaret.
Directorial and scriptwriting credits include Jalan Impian, DanSing Thru
Broadway, Sparks of Broadway and Broadway Bites. Now, Sabrina also lectures
Musical Theatre at UiTM.