Interview with Sara Vandella
Tell us a little about who Sarah is?
Sarah Vandella: Sarah is a free spirit who loves to entertain, perform, dance and do sex work both on and off camera.
How long have you been in the industry?
Sarah Vandella: I have been a sex worker for 11 years, and 10 of those years I have been doing adult films. I started as a sex worker because it was very important to me for fans and companies to know I wasn't doing it for the money, but for the love of sex, pleasure, and entertainment.
How did you get into adult entertainment the business?
Sarah Vandella: I started slowly by working at porn shops in Long Island, New York. I then started dancing, followed by escorting and legal sex work.
Do you remember why did you decide to get into it?
Sarah Vandella: Yes, of course, I was sick of living a 9-to-5 life. I was bored with the square world. I wanted more excitement and indulge my very sexual side. I just needed to come out of my shell but didn't want to just jump headfirst into the industry. I had to make sure it was authentic, and that things progressed the right way.
How did you come up with your name?
Sarah Vandella: Sarah is my real first name, and Vandella was the name of a woman who gave me a massage back in 2007. I loved her name so much the second I heard it, I just knew that would be my last name for porn.
What have you learned about yourself sexually since joining business?
Sarah Vandella: That I love so many aspects of sex, but my favorite is how fantasies and desires can evolve over time and what maybe you didn't desire at one point now seems desirable.
What is the best part of your work? What do you love the most about it?
Sarah Vandella: There are a few elements that are the best about what I do. I love meeting fans & having fan support. I love the opportunity to be able to continue to shoot and be on set for different directors. What I love most about my work is the freedom that comes with this job. Being sexual, living in the moment, and having control of my schedule; all things I enjoy very much.
What do you believe has been the key to your success?
Sarah Vandella: I believe having an amazing fan base, that has been with me since day one, has helped tremendously. Also, still being able to shoot and perform means so very much to me. I’m going to keep filming until it's no longer fun.
What has been one of the best or funniest moments in your professional life as an adult film performer?
Sarah Vandella: I have had some amazing moments thus far in my career. I am very fortunate that I've been able to work with some of the best of the best talent, from director to performer. One of my favorite moments was during my first scene where my male talent came twice and I swallowed his load and just kept on shooting! I never stopped that instinct to just keep going, and that has been my motto for 10 years. That amazing moment set the tone for my entire career.
What current or upcoming adult films or events will we be able to see you?
Sarah Vandella: I'm so thrilled to have been a part of Adam and Eve’s “Hotwives and Their Dirty Desires” by the brilliant Kay Brandt. I feel so blessed to have been a part of this film. I also have a gonzo boy/girl Wicked shoot coming out soon, starring with the sexy Small Hands. As well as some team skeet shoot's on the way so, keep a look out!
What categories of porn do you prefer working in?
Sarah Vandella: Truly, I love all categories. I get to do a little bit of everything. I just shot a great gangbang for DogFart. This was my first anal gangbang. Go check it out! I love women, I love blowjobs, I love group sex, I love plot sex with dialogue, I pretty much love it all.
How has being an adult film actress impacted your personal and professional life? Do family and friends know you’re an adult film actress and what do they think about it?
Sarah Vandella: It's been hard in the dating and relationship areas, however when it comes to support from family and friends outside of the industry, I've never had an issue with that. I'm very blessed that my family has always been supportive. I have always been upfront about my career choice from the beginning.
What are you like off-camera? What are your hobbies and interests?
Sarah Vandella: I love to be home and relax when I'm not working. Usually, if I'm not shooting films than I am either feature dancing or working at Mustang Ranch. I'm always busy, however, I love to give myself some days off in between my busy schedule. Some of my favorite activities are yoga, hiking, shopping, going to the spa, and watching movies.
Please share something people don’t know about you. Do you have any hidden talents?
Sarah Vandella: I've been playing the guitar since I was a kid. I still remember some basic chords however it's been a while since I have practiced. Oh, and I can whistle!