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Sara Alba is a contemporary dancer and dance teacher based in The Netherlands. In 2005 she received her grade in contemporary dance from the university ArtEZ Institute of the Arts in Arnhem, The Netherlands. Sara has studied Classical Ballet, Modern Dance (Graham and Cunningham Technique), Contemporary Dance, Modern Jazz, Partnering, Improvisation, Composition and Theatre.

As an performer she has been cooperating with choreographers Carmen Werner (Spain), Raúl Saldarriaga (Colombia/The Netherlands) Edgar Laiseca (Colombia) and Fernando Ovalle (Colombia).

She was involved with companies Korpe Danza (Colombia) and Periferic Berlin-Bogotá (Germany-Colombia) and has been solely in charge of the student group “Cuerpos de Agua” in Bogotá.

Sara has international teaching experience. Between 2007 and 2012 she has been teaching contemporary dance at two major universities in Bogotá, Colombia. In more recent years she gave classes at private schools in Thailand, Turkey and Bulgaria. Together with the Dutch film director Fedor Sendak she has developed a workshop for film actors “Body Before Emotion”, incorporating dance and movement techniques. This new course has been programmed at the Theaterschool (AHK) in Amsterdam in cooperation with The Netherlands Film Academy and the pilot version was given in Derida Dance Centre in Sofia, Bulgaria. In Amsterdam she has been teaching at several private schools and at the Mbo of dance at the school Art & Entertainment College Amsterdam (ROCvA).

Check out the mini-biography on Sara (pdf)

  Download Curriculum Vitae – Sara Alba – 2015
(last update May 2015, pdf, English)

NO ACTUALIZADO: Hoja de Vida – Sara Alba (pdf, Español)

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SARA ALBA – SCHOLARSHIPS AND PRIZES
-Honorable Mention, III Festival Nacional de Videodanza, COL, 2009
-Audience Prize at 100º Berlin Festival, Sophiensaele, Germany, 2009
-Prize V Festival Distrital de Danza contemporánea, First place of the jury. Bogotá,COL 2008
-Scholarship, ArtEZ Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Arnhem, NL, 2004
-Scholarship Carolina Oramas. ICETEX. Cali, COL, 2003

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