"All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
SARAH ELIZBETH STOCKMAN, from Houston, TX, began dancing at Houston Ballet Academy and continued her study at Alexandra Ballet in St. Louis, MO. She went on to train at The Rock School for Dance Education, Houston Ballet’s Ben Stevenson Academy, Joffrey Ballet in Chicago, and Ballet Austin. Sarah attended summer programs with Joffrey Ballet School, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Miami Ballet, and Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. Sarah danced with BalletMet Columbus for a season, where she performed works by James Kudelka, Harrison McEldowney, Jimmy Orrante, and Gina Patterson. Sarah studied on scholarship at the Lou Conte Dance Studio under the direction of Claire Bataille before joining DanceWorks Chicago in August 2013.