Sarah Tryon

Sarah Tryon was born in Hanmer, Ontario, Canada and started ballet at the age of 12 with Canada's National Ballet School. During her six years with NBS, Sarah was selected to partake in exchange programs with various international schools including Pacific Northwest Ballet School in Seattle, École Supérieur De Danse Rosella Hightower in Cannes France, and Tanz Akademie Zurich in Switzerland. After graduating in 2010, she moved to New York City to train with world-renowned coach Edward Ellison. In 2013, Sarah joined the Sarasota Ballet from school as a corps de ballet member. Since joining Colorado Ballet in 2015, Sarah has performed an extensive array of notable soloist and principal roles including; Juliet in Derek Deane’s Romeo and Juliet, Mina in Micheal Pinks Dracula, Aqua in Clark Tippets Bruch Violin Concerto, Dark Angel in George Balanchine’s Serenade, Princess Florina in The Sleeping Beauty, In Trutina and Dulcicisseme in Fernand Nault’s Carmina Burnana, Clara in The Nutcracker, and Red in Twyla Tharp’s Brief Fling.

Hometown:
Hanmer, Ontario, Canada

Dance training and awards:
Canada's National Ballet School, graduated in 2010
Ellison Ballet

Exchange program with:
Pacific Northwest Ballet School
École Supérieur De Danse Rosella Hightower in Cannes France
Tanz Akademie Zurich in Switzerland

Joined Colorado Ballet:
2015

Selected roles and ballets:
Juliet in Derek Deane’s Romeo and Juliet
Mina in Micheal Pink's Dracula
Red in Twyla Tharp's A Brief Fling
Amy Siewert’s Traveling Alone
In Trutina and Dulcissieme in Fernand Nault’s Carmina Burana
Princess Florina, The Fairy of Serenity, Cat and Silver in Colorado Ballet’s The Sleeping Beauty
Garett Ammon’s Creatures of Prometheus, a collaboration with Wonderbound
Second Pas in Val Caniparoli's In Pieces
First duet in Dominic Walsh's Wolfgang (for Webb)
Jiří Kylián’s Petite Mort
Dark Angel in Balanchine’s Serenade
Aqua in Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1
Effy in Bournonville's La Sylphide
Clara in The Nutcracker
Yuri Possokhov’s Firebird
Septime Webre's: ALICE (in wonderland) and The Wizard of Oz
Colorado Ballet’s Swan Lake
Balanchine’s: Who Cares?, Four Temperaments, Rubies, Serenade, Concerto Barocco
Ashton’s: Façade, La Fille Mal Gardée, Sinfonietta, Les Patineurs, Montones I
Christopher Bruces’ Sergeant Early’s Dream
Will Tuckett’s Lux Aterna
Agnes De Milles’ Rodeo
Antony Tudor's Gala Performance, Lilac Garden, Pillar of Fire
Mikhail Fokine’s Petrushka
Paul Taylor’s Company B
Nureyev’s Raymonda
William Forsyth’s The Second Detail
Gold on The Ceiling and Golden Years by Sandra Brown for the Denver Ballet Guild’s Bal de Ballet 2018

More about Sarah:
During her two seasons with the Sarasota Ballet, Sarah performed many works by major choreographers such as George Balanchine, Agnes DeMille, Will Tuckett, Rudolph Nureyev, Christopher Bruce, Mikhail Fokine, Paul Taylor, Sir Antony Tudor and Sir Frederick Ashton. Sarah has also danced in the Vail International Dance Festival in 2015 (George Balanchine’s Concerto Barocco), 2017 and 2019 (Serenade). 

Photos: Sarah Tryon by David Andrews, by Allen Birnbach, by Mike Watson

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