Sara Bibik

"And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair."

- Kahlil Gibran

From Manitowoc, WI, Sara was a founding member of River North Dance Chicago. She transitioned seamlessly to RNDC Workshop Director and Artistic Administrator after retiring from the stage.

Passionate about training and mentoring future generations of dancers, Sara continues to teach in the Chicagoland area and guest teaches around the country.

Working to normalize diversity in ballet, Sara created Skin Tones, a project that provides educational fine art prints and posters featuring dancers of a variety of skin tones and body types performing the classical ballet positions. She is also the Producer of JOY: Ballet Coloring Pages celebrating all humanity for young dancers, which is featured on, a platform to distribute educational and joy-filled material for dancers and their support teams.

Honored to be part of Team DWC, Sara’s position as Dance360 Program Director allows her to work with dancers “on the precipice”. As dancers 15 – 26 years old continue their training, compose their next steps, become team members, and take-on leadership roles, she is honored to create a holistic space for excellence, kindness, and community.