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Sarah at the Jacob's Pillow production residency. Photo: Lila Hurwitz

Sarah at the Jacob's Pillow production residency. Photo: Lila Hurwitz

Sarah Gamblin

Dance Artist

Sarah Gamblin was a member of Bebe Miller Company from 1993–2000 and Bill Young and Dancers from 1996–1999. In 2000 Sarah earned an MFA in Dance from the University of Washington in Seattle where she performed with the Chamber Dance Company, Rob Kitsos, Lingo Dance Theater and Amii LeGendre.

Sarah joined the dance faculty at Texas Woman's University in 2002 where she serves as an associate professor mentoring BA and MFA students and serves on PhD committees. In 2009, she cofounded the annual Texas Dance Improvisation Festival with Jordan Fuchs; in 2004 she founded the weekly TWU Contact Improvisation Jam.

Her choreography has been produced at Conduit Dance Center’s Dance Plus Series in Portland, OR, the New Genre Festival in Tulsa, OK, Seattle Festival of Dance Improvisation, Bates Dance Festival, Northwest New Works Festival at On the Boards (Seattle), and in Texas at the Fusebox Festival Austin, the Fort Worth Dance Festival, the Out of the Loop Festival in Addison, and Texas Woman's University. The University of Montana, Perpetual Motion, Flatlands Dance Theater, Mam-Luft Dance, Texas Christian University, the University of South Florida and ClancyWorks in Washington DC have each commissioned her choreographic work.