ADDRESSUnion Station, North Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA, USA
ADDRESS DETAILSEast Portal by VIgnes St
TIMEMarch 24, 2018
1:10 PM - 1:15 PM
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“As a classically trained student of modern dance, the music of Johann Sebastian Bach has been a pillar of my education. I have performed many works to Bach, each one of them unique and challenging. It can be somewhat of a competition to match the energy, intensity, and emotion of the music; it is the engine that drives the dance forward, and a buoy for me to cling to in performance. What I love most about dancing to Bach is the feeling that I am the the music, visualized.” – Sarah Elizabeth Stanley
Sarah Elizabeth Stanley was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona where she began dancing as a teen. She earned a B.A. in Dance from Sarah Lawrence College and is currently pursuing a Master of Legal Studies from the University of Arizona. Sarah has performed works by Alvin Ailey, Merce Cunningham, Martha Graham, Bill T. Jones, and Paul Taylor, among others. She was a Taylor School scholarship student for five years and senior member of the student company. Her commercial credits include a feature in Dance Spirit magazine. As a freelance artist, she has performed with DIAVOLO in Los Angeles and with the opera Paradise Interrupted at The Metropolitan Museum, Lincoln Center Festival, and Spoleto Festival USA.
Sarah Elizabeth Stanley will be performing with Brynn Bodair, dancer and Jennifer Chen, cellist.