sarah elizabeth stanley
Sarah Elizabeth Stanley was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona and resides in Los Angeles, California. Currently, she is a Dance MFA candidate at California State University, Long Beach.
Sarah founded the TIMES TWO Dance Collective in 2019 with creative partner Brynn Bodair. She has previously performed with DIAVOLO and The Assembly.
She is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College, where she studied history, screenwriting, and dance under the direction of Sara Rudner and John Jasperse.
She has attended the American Dance Festival, The Ailey School, and the Taylor School, among others, and has performed works by Alvin Ailey, Merce Cunningham, Martha Graham, Bill T. Jones, José Limón, and Paul Taylor.
Sarah was a Taylor School scholarship student for five years. She was the founding senior member of the Paul Taylor Teen Ensemble, where she served as assistant to director Raegan Wood for the 2012-2013 tour season.
Sarah completed the Broadway Dance Center Training Program with a Certificate of Excellence. Her commercial credits include a feature in the September 2017 issue of Dance Spirit magazine and an appearance in the viral campaign Pantsuit Power for Hillary Clinton 2016.
As a freelance artist, Sarah has performed at the Valley Performing Arts Center, The Metropolitan Museum, Lincoln Center Festival, Lincoln Center Global Exchange, and Spoleto Festival USA.