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Hochstein Dance Faculty – Sarah Jacobs

Instrument/Department: Dance, Ballet instruction
Joined Hochstein faculty in: 2022
Sarah Jacobs is a dancer, choreographer, educator, and teacher trainer with more than 15 years of experience. She has taught dance and movement to every grade level K-12 as well as early childhood, college, and adult.

Sarah has taught at nationally recognized youth arts programs including The Wooden Floor (CA), The Skirball Center (CA), Young Dance (MN), Perpich Center for Arts Education (MN), and St. Paul Conservatory for Performing Artists (MN). She has also taught at SUNY-Brockport, Scripps College, UCLA, and set choreography on students at Washington & Lee University, UW-Madison, and Carleton College.

A 2020 transplant to Rochester, Sarah has made artistic homes in Los Angeles, CA, and Minneapolis/St. Paul. As a performer she has collaborated with more than two dozen choreographers/directors, including Cheng-Chieh Yu (Yu Dance Theater), Victoria Marks, Dan Froot, Alexx Shilling, Darrian O'Reilly, Trulee Hall, and Shamell Bell/Street Dance Activism.

In 2022, she performed in “Someone No One Can See” with PUSH Physical Theatre with Penny Sterling.

Sarah holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance, a BA from Carleton College, and is a 500-hour Somatic Movement Educator with the School for Body-Mind Centering®. 


More About Sarah Jacobs

Hometown: Madison, WI 
When I’m not at Hochstein, you can find me: playing with my loveable chocolate golden-doodle Sadie
Favorite styles of music: Motown & Soul!