Sarah Kosterman began her ballet training at the age of 6 in her hometown of Sacramento, California with Pamela Hayes. She continued her dance studies as a Dance Performance major at Butler University. While at Butler she studied ballet, as well as modern and jazz, 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 also in George Balanchine’s Valse Fantaisie. In the summer of 2014 she toured Eastern Europe with Butler Ballet and took classes as well as 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 and a minor in business. During her first season with Eugene Ballet she had the opportunity to perform as the Chinese soloist and a Harlequinade in Toni Pimble’s The Nutcracker. This is her first season as a Company Dancer with Eugene Ballet.