Sarah began her ballet training at age six in her hometown of Sacramento, CA with Pamela Hayes. She continued her dance studies as a Dance Performance major at Butler University under Marek Cholewa, Patrick Hinson, Michelle Jarvis, Stephan Laurent, Derek Reid, Cynthia Pratt and Susan McGuire. She had the opportunity to perform principal and soloist roles with Butler Ballet including the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Columbine Doll in The Nutcracker; Fairy Miettes Qui Tombent in The Sleeping Beauty; and in George Balanchine’s Valse Fantaisie. In the summer of 2014 she toured Eastern Europe with Butler Ballet and performed with the National Schools of ballet in Warsaw and Poznan, Poland, and the National Conservatories of Bratislava, Slovakia and Prague, Czech Republic. Sarah graduated from Butler University in May of 2016 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance Performance. This is Sarah’s first season as a Eugene Ballet Academy Aspirant in training with EBC.