EBY Competition Artistic Director
Sarah Pecht began her dance training at Christiansen School of Dance and Utah Dance Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. At the age of 11, she began training with Ballet West Conservatory in conjunction with the University of Utah Ballet Department. Sarah went on to receive her B.F.A, Summa Cum Laude from Southern Utah University in Dance Education and Health Education. While at SUU she was a member of the Waukeenyan Dance Team, and Orchesis Dance Company. In 2006 Sarah had the privilege to dance in the American College Dance Festival in Long Beach, California. Upon graduation, Sarah went on to run a full dance program at Jefferson Junior High School for five years. As the Head Dance Instructor and Dance Company Adviser, she worked with more than 250 children yearly. She has taught and choreographed at many studios and companies throughout the state of Utah including Creative Arts Academy. Sarah has been a judge for Releve Dance Competitions and the University of Utah Dance Cup. As an educator, Sarah has taught Ballet, Contemporary, Lyrical, Jazz, Tumbling, Tap and Modern. She is excited to share her love of dance with the dancers of Oregon and the students of Eugene Ballet Academy.