Sarah Murphy is a dance artist and graduate of North Carolina School of the Arts (2006) and The Juilliard School (2010). In 2009, she won the Princess Grace Award (dedicated to upholding the legacy of Princess Grace of Monaco, and elevating extraordinary emerging artists in theatre, dance and film).
Sarah has danced for Sylvain Emard Danse in Wave and Netherlands Dance Theater 2, performing works by choreographers who include Jiri Kylian, Ohad Naharin, Alexander Ekman, Hans Van Mannen, Sharon Eyal/Gui Behar, Lightfoot/Leon, Jiri Pokorny and Ivan Perez. After NDTII, Sarah freelanced and facilitated her own workshops internationally. In 2015 she won the Piket Kunstprijzen for her contribution to Den Haag’s cultural scene. In 2016 Sarah competed in the 20th International Solo-Tanz-Theater-Festival. Her solo, choreographed by Joeri Dubbe, won first prize for Performance, Choreography, as well as the Video Dance Prize. She collaborated, taught and performed throughout Europe and Asia with Choreographer Joeri Dubbe and dance partner Carolina Mancuso. Currently, Sarah is working on Home Economics with choreographer Alexis Cormier and is a dancer with the Margie Gillis Legacy Project.
Photo credit: Joris-Jan Bos