Sara VanderVoort

Sara VanderVoort is originally from Bucks County, Pennsylvania. She began her ballet training at the age of 12 with Metropolitan Ballet Academy. While in school, she was selected by Roy Kaiser to perform in Pennsylvania Ballet’s The Nutcracker as Spanish. Sara spent summers training with BalletX, Washington Ballet, and Atlanta Ballet. She joined Colorado Ballet’s Studio Company in 2012. Sara then danced with Nashville Ballet under the direction of Paul Vasterling for a few seasons. In 2015, she returned to Colorado Ballet where she had the opportunity to perform some of her favorite ballets with the Company.

Hometown:
Bucks County, PA

Dance training and awards:
Metropolitan Ballet Academy under the direction of Lisa Collins Vidnovic, Natalya Zeiger, and Denise D’Angelo
Summer programs at BalletX, Washington Ballet, and Atlanta Ballet
Competed in YAGP
Went to Regional Dance America where she won several full scholarships to summer programs

Joined Colorado Ballet:
Studio Company 2012-2013, 2015-2017, promoted to Company in 2017

Promotions:
Promoted from Studio Company to Company in 2017

Selected roles and ballets:
Princesses in Possokhov’s Firebird
Balanchine’s Serenade
Swan corps in Swan Lake
Fairies in Peter Pan
Spanish in The Nutcracker

More about Sara:
Sara is excited to begin her first season as a Company member.

Photo: Artists of Colorado Ballet by Mike Watson © The George Balanchine Trust, Maria Mosina, Alexei Tyukov, and Artists of Colorado Ballet by Mike Watson


 

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