Corps de Ballet
Sponsored by Elizabeth and Mark Striebeck
Ms. Stein's 2015/2016 Season performances are sponsored by Elizabeth and Mark Striebeck.
Sarah Stein has been featured in many roles at Silicon Valley Ballet (previously know as Ballet San Jose) including a Stomper in Twyla Tharp's In the Upper Room, the Pas de Trois in Sir Frederick Ashton's Les Rendezvous, a Flower Girl in Wes Chapman's staging of Don Quixote, the Summer Fairy in Ben Stevenson's Cinderella, and a cygnet in Dennis Nahat's Swan Lake. Her other repertoire has included Jorma Elo's Glow-Stop, Ohad Naharin's Minus 16, Dwight Rhoden's Evermore, Paul Taylor's Piazzolla Caldera, Merce Cunningham's Duets, Roland Petit's Carmen, Antony Tudor's Jardin Aux Lilas, and George Balanchine's The Four Temperaments, Serenade, Square Dance, Who Cares?, and Allegro Brillante. Ms. Stein has performed with Made in Denmark alongside dancers of the Royal Danish Ballet in the summer of 2008 and appeared as a guest artist with the Sacramento Ballet in their performances of Serenade during the company's 2011/2012 season.
Born and raised in San Jose, CA, she received her training from Diane Cypher and Robert Kelley with the Santa Cruz Ballet Theatre, prior to joining the Silicon Valley Ballet (previously Ballet San Jose) School in 2004. She joined Silicon Valley Ballet as a trainee in 2006, was promoted to apprentice in 2007 and became a part of the Corps de Ballet in 2009. She now serves on the Silicon Valley Ballet (previously Ballet San Jose) School faculty and is an ABT® Certified Teacher, who has successfully completed the ABT® Teacher Training Intensive in Pre-Primary through Level 7 of the ABT® National Training Curriculum.
Photo by Chris Hardy