Sarah Bishop- Began her dance training at the age of four in Michigan and then in Pennsylvania. In 2001 she moved to Maine where she trained at Thomas School of Dance, studying ballet, tap, jazz, and modern dance. In 2003 Sarah was accepted as a corps dancer at Bangor Ballet, where she progressed to the position of soloist. At Bangor Ballet, Sarah had the great fortune to study ballet and pointe under the direction of Ivy Clear, former principal ballerina for George Balanchine at The New York City Ballet and then Robert Joffrey as a founding dancer in The Joffrey Ballet. In 2009, Sarah was selected to travel to Vendome, France, to perform in an international collaborative production of “The Little Mermaid.” Sarah supplemented her dance horizons and expanded her training by joining the Robinson Ballet company. Sarah toured for 12 seasons across Maine and New Hampshire with Robinson Ballet’s “The Nutcracker,” performing a variety of corps and soloist roles. She served as Ballet Mistress at Robinson Ballet for two years, and in 2013 was invited to become a Company Contributing Artist. In 2015, Sarah graduated summa cum laude from the University of Maine with a B.A. in English and minors in Dance and Psychology. While in college, Sarah was invited to dance in a variety of student-choreographed pieces in the University’s bi-annual dance concerts. In addition to training with Ms. Clear, throughout her career Sarah has trained most notably with Andrei Bossov of Bossov Ballet, Ian Robinson of Batsheva Dance Company, The Radio City Music Hall Rockettes, and Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson of Complexions Contemporary Ballet. In addition to her dance career, Sarah is a talented actress who has performed a variety of leading roles, and is founding member of The Brewers Theater in Orono, Maine.