Birthplace
London, UK

Training
Central School of Ballet

English National Ballet
Joined 2014, Promoted First Artist 2018

Previous companies
Northern Ballet 2004-2008 and Ballet Black 2008-2013

Role would love to dance
Juliet in Romeo & Juliet

Created roles and Awards
Created the role of Eurydice in Will Tuckett’s Orpheus for Ballet Black’s 10 Anniversary in 2011. Awarded the Phyliss Bedells Bursary in 2002 and winner of the Corps de Ballet Award (2017) presented to an exceptional Artist of the Company who has gone above and beyond the call of duty over the previous season

Favourite roles
Tennis Girl in Gillian Lynne’s Simple Man, My Man’s Gone in David Nixon’s I Got Rythmn, Scottish Dances by David Bintley, Myrtha Queen of the Wilis in Akram Khan’s Giselle, In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated by William Forsythe, Madge in La Sylphide and as Carabosse in MacMillan’s Sleeping Beauty

Career highlight
Being nominated for a National Dance Award in 2010 for ‘Outstanding Classical Female Performance’, featured as ‘Dancer of the Month’ later that year in Dancing Times and in 2018 being promoted to First Artist

Other info
Apart from dancing, Sarah’s other big passion is books, listening to music and spending time with family and friends. She is Patron of Chantry School of Contemporary and Balletic Arts

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