This article was originally published at sarahtallman.com Yup, you read it here first. I was born with the need to be perfect. No comments from the peanut gallery please! It’s the thing that keeps me up late at night, and gets me up early in the morning. It’s what called me to my first ballet […]
A native of Colorado, Sarah holds a BA with honors in Dance Performance and Choreography from the University of Northern Colorado, where she was the two-time recipient of the esteemed honor of Dancer of the Year. She has participated in the Inside ODC Professional Workshop, Baardar Dance Institute in Oslo, Norway and Perry- Mansfield Performing Arts School. Sarah has danced with David Taylor Dance Theatre, Kim Robards Dance, Lynn Barr, and Gleich Dances Contemporary Ballet. Off- season, Sarah has been a Principal Artist with Central City Opera performing in Carmen, “Anna II” in Seven Deadly Sins and “Dream Laurey” in Oklahoma!. Since joining Wonderbound, Sarah has danced leading roles in Garrett Ammon’s Smile, When the Power Goes Out, Intersection, Rock Ballets, Vagabond Hill, and Love in the Digital Age, as well as Dawn Fay’s Like An Onion. Sarah has been featured in world premiers by Alex Ketley, Maurya Kerr, Amy Seiwert, Mark Godden, Ma Cong and Lauri Stallings. An accomplished choreographer, she has created several works for Wonderbound including See Yourself, In Between Seams, and most recently Intimate Letters. Sarah has taught and created works for Wonderbound’s affiliated school CCD, and has directed the Intermediate Program at Burklyn Ballet Theatre. Sarah is honored and excited to begin her 11th season with Wonderbound. Her interests include her loving husband, yoga, the mountains, twinkling lights, and the color orange.