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Sarah’s work, one hundred ways to say no, was performed at Charlotte Ballet as a part of their Choreographic Lab and the 2018/2019 Company Season. With Charlotte Ballet Dancers Raven Barkley, Josh Hall, Ben Ingel, Peter Mazurowski, Elizabeth Truell, and Shaina Wire.
Sarah was featured in Charlotte Ballet’s web series Keeping Up with the Choreographers.
“Keeping Up With the Choreographers take viewers inside the studio as dancers become the choreographers. Follow their process and see their work culminate in our last performance of the season, Choreographic Lab.”
— Charlotte Ballet, Youtube
Sarah received a scholarship from the Knight Foundation and the National Center for Choreography Akron to attend the 2019 Dance/USA Conference in Cleveland Ohio.
She attended panels and performances including
+ The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond: Undoing Racism Workshop
+ The Dance Business Bootcamp
+ It Takes 3 To Make a Thing Go Right: Optimistic Discussions Around Producing, Promoting, and Presenting Dance
+ What Solutions Exist for the Housing/Artist Space Crisis?
ladyfestCLT wins the Charlotte Magazine Best of the Best Award for Best Dance Event of 2019.
Sarah presented a durational site-specific installation trio with dancers Amanda Rentschler and Lilliian Willis as a part of Chain Reaction at Goodyear Arts.
Human beings inevitably shape the natural, built, and social environments. Chain Reaction is a site-specific exploration of the complex interactions between humans and the world around them through a lens of environmental and social equity, incorporating sound, dance, spoken word, storytelling, theater, and film.
With deAngeloDia, Dylan Gilbert, EbonéLockett + SycamoreProject, Pooj Rav,
XOXO Performance Ensemble, Nakisa Glover, Liza Ortiz
Curated by Alex Alcorn + deAngeloDia
Check out articles from Queen City Nerve and CLTure as we celebrate our 5th year of ladyfestCLT with an incredible group of female makers performing at Goodyear Arts.
ladyfestCLT seeks to draw the public's eye to the important work of female artists by facilitating a cross-disciplinary festival that features the women leaders of our arts community and beyond. This festival will showcase performance by female choreographers and performance artists with the goal of strengthening the performing arts community in Charlotte by bringing artists together and creating a dialogue between the audience and performers concerning work that is being made through the female lens.
The Arts and Science Council awarded Sarah a Regional Artist Project Grant in January 2019 for the purchase of equipment and software for live creating, rehearsing, curating and performing
Special thanks to the North Carolina Arts Council, a state agency, the Blumenthal Endowment, and the arts councils in Cabarrus, Cleveland, Gaston, Iredell, Mecklenburg, Rowan, Rutherford, Stanly, Union, and York (SC) counties.