Originally from Stowe, VT, Sarah Lapinsky began her formal dance training in the high school program of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. She has recently graduated Summa Cum Laude from the SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Dance with a BFA in performance with a composition concentration and a minor in Arts Management. Additionally, she was chosen to study abroad at the London Contemporary Dance School for one semester where she performed in a new immersive work by members of the Punchdrunk company. While at Purchase, Sarah performed works by Doug Varone, José Limón, Nejla Yasemin Yatkin, Sue Bernhard, Barak Marshall, and Dylan Crossman. Sine moving to NYC, Sarah has danced with Monica Hogan Danceworks, Six Degrees Dance, Elisabeth Archer for the American Dance Guild Festival, and Stubborn MVMT.
In addition to creating various works as part of the dance conservatory, she also choreographed for the Conservatory of Theatre Arts in their productions of The Antigone Project, The Bacchae of Euripides, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Her latest film work, "Plastic Plates Don't Break" was recently featured in the 92Y Mobile Dance Film Festival for which she was reviewed to be a "promising choreographer" by the NY Times. Her film has also been included in the DANCE SHORTS film festival. Her other works have been shown at Fertile Ground at GreenSpace LIC, Small Plates Dance, the American Swiss Ballet Company Showcase, and Austin Dance Festival 2019.