Sarah M. Barry

Sarah is a choreographer and Artistic Director of Yonder Contemporary Dance Company. She is also a choreographer for the Alabama Repertory Dance Theatre. She works as an Associate Professor of dance at the University of Alabama where she teaches contemporary technique, choreography and improvisation, dance pedagogy, and dance history. Sarah’s choreography has been shown across the U.S. and in Sorrento, Italy, Biel, Switzerland, and several times at the Edinburgh International Fringe Festival. Her work has been commissioned by the Alabama State Council on the Arts and set on contemporary company, Sanspointe. Sarah’s screendance “there, again” was selected for the Kalamata International Dance Festival, the Festival Miden in Greece and the San Francisco Dance Film Festival. Her film “so you want me always to paint flowers” was selected for the Utah Dance Film Festival and Motion Captured as part of Dance Month in Houston, TX. She has been a guest artist for Alabama State University, Emory University, the Alabama Dance Festival, the American College Dance Association, the Children’s Dance Foundation, and the Alberta School of the Performing Arts.