Sarah Caterisano - Dance & Fitness Instructor

Sarah Caterisano - Sarah started dancing at age 2 and she is one of the founding members of the Plano Dance Theatre.  She is an honors graduate of Sourthern Methodist University with a BFA in Dance Performance.  She is a certified Zumba instructor and has her Fitness Instructor Specialist Certification.  Sarah has been teaching and choreographing for a variety of schools over the last 15 years, including studios and school districts in the Dallas area as well as South Dakota, New York City and most recently Toronto.  Many of Sarah’s students have gone on to receive top awards at national competitions, scholarships to summer workshops and top Universities and Conservatories.  While at SMU, Sarah was cast in repertoire most notably by George Balanchine, William Forsythe, Twyla Tharp, Maurice Bejart and Martha Graham.  Sarah has had the honor of performing professionally, the Martha Graham solo, “Lamentation” commissioned by the Dance Notation Bureau and the Martha Graham Dance Ensemble.  Notational score and films of her dancing are now at the Library of Congress in New York for Graham’s “Lamentation” and “Primitive Mysteries.”  After graduating from SMU, Sarah toured Europe dancing as a guest artist for companies in Berlin and the Netherlands, landing in New York where she worked with idance and 360 Degrees Dance.  Sarah’s commercial work includes dancing for Radio Disney, Mary Kay Cosmetics, Avon, and Sally Beauty conventions as well as filming or Chuck E Cheese commercials and in house videos.  While dancing is her passion, teaching is her reward.  She believes there is a place for everyone in the dance world. She loves helping her students find their way.  Sarah is excited to be moving back to the metroplex and working with the growing family of PDT Dancers.

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