Throughout her extensive performance and choreographic career on Broadway and around the country, Sara brings creativity, joy, world-class technique, humor and intelligence into her work.
This year, Sara has been proud to be a part of Broadway’s revitalization. As Associate Choreographer on The Music Man, she has proved instrumental from the creation process to the current maintenance of a large-scale production. Downtown, Sara was Associate Director/Choreographer on Barry Manilow’s Harmony! Both productions have been highly acclaimed and nominated for multiple awards this 2022 theater season.
Sara has been choreographing her own productions, including Grease at Music Theater Wichita and an upcoming production of Anything Goes for City Springs in Atlanta.
Prior to the pandemic, Jerry Zaks and Warren Carlyle trusted her to re-stage Hello Dolly! on the road after the stellar revival on Broadway. She worked with Mr Jackman preparing to host the Tony Awards, his private tap teacher, and as the Associate Director/Choreographer on his World Arena Tour.
Sara first met choreographer Warren Carlyle dancing in Chaplin the Musical and went on to remount the production in St Petersburg, Russia. Next, she was his Resident Director/Choreographer on Broadway’s After Midnight (Tony Award for Best Choreography).
Notably, they also collaborated on The Rockette’s Spring Spectacular at Radio City and Something to Dance About for NYC Ballet’s celebration of Jerome Robbins. Sara’s other favorite collaborations with Warren have been The Sting starring Harry Connick Jr. and NY City Center Encores! Me and My Girl, Cotton Club Parade and On Your Toes.
In addition to choreographing galas and benefit concerts for Bette Midler and Bernadette Peters, she has also worked closely on projects with choreographers Randy Skinner and Josh Bergasse. Along with Mr Jackman, Sara has been a personal dance coach to Bette Midler, Donna Murphy, Harry Connick Jr, KD Lang, Patti LaBelle and Jimmy Fallon.
She got her start in Hershey, PA, is a graduate of Oklahoma City University and lives with her family on the Upper West Side in New York City.