Sarah Marley

Smuin Contemporary Ballet
Orlando Ballet
Company C Contemporary Ballet
Chicago Repertory Ballet
Grand Rapids Ballet (2019-present)

Ms. Marley was born on St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands, training in the Cecchetti Method with Sonja Dickerson-Faust and Heidi Wright. She continued her training under the direction of Peter Stark with the Orlando Ballet School and was accepted into the trainee program at age fourteen, performing in the corps de ballet alongside the professionals.  Ms. Marley was invited by the legendary Fernando Bujones to join the company in 2004 and danced with the company for the next six seasons. That same year she became part of the Orlando Ballet School faculty, teaching various levels and adult ballet classes regularly. Ms. Marley has also danced with the San Diego Ballet, Company C Contemporary Ballet, the San Diego Opera, Chicago Repertory Ballet, and Smuin Ballet.  Through the course of her career Ms. Marley has performed soloist and principal roles in classical and contemporary works by Marius Petipa, George Balanchine, Twyla Tharp, Michael Smuin, Trey Mclntyre Maurice Causey, Helen Pickett, Bruce Marks, Amy Seiwert, Patrick Corbin, Lyla York, Kenneth von Heidecke, and Garrett Ammon among others.



Sarah Marley, Grand Rapids Ballet

Video links:

Grand Rapids Ballet dancer Sarah Marley giving students a super fun interactive music and dance workshop at the ESME String Camp!
Grand Rapids Ballet | Pirouettes and Spotting Demo

Social media: 

Instagram @sarah_marley201

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