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Sara Alba (1979) is a contemporary dancer and dance teacher from Colombia.

Sara has been working in Turkey, Bulgaria Thailand, The Netherlands, Germany and Colombia. She studied in Amsterdam.

Are you interested in hiring Sara as a performer or teacher? Please contact her through WhatsApp: +31621111266, or write an email

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Contemporary Dance Teacher

Sara studied Contemporary Dance in Arnhem, The Netherlands: Classical Ballet, Modern Dance (Graham and Cunningham Technique), Contemporary Dance, Modern Jazz, Partnering, Improvisation, Composition and Theatre and received her grade in contemporary dance from the university ArtEZ Institute in 2005.


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

Teaching Experience

Between 2007 and 2022 Sara has been teaching contemporary dance at two major universities in Bogotá, Colombia. She gave classes at universitues and private schools in The Netherlands, Thailand, Turkey and 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).

Collaborations: acting workshops

With filmmaker Fedor Sendak, Sara has been teaching a series of workshops 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 at Derida Dance Centre in Sofia, Bulgaria. 

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Workshops and Performances by Sara

Sara taught dance at Amsterdam Dance Centre (ADC), Studio Seven (Amsterdam, The Netherlands), Studio Anna Mora (Amsterdam, The Netherlands), Flavia House (Sofia, Bulgaria) Claustro de Santa Clara la Real, (Tunja, Colombia

As an outcome of her workshops at the university Politécnico Grancolombiano she directed a performance at Teatro Camarin del Carmen with the dance group ¨Cuerpos de Agua¨. (a duo in Cali with dancers Andrés Felipe Tula and Nadya Díaz). They participated at Festival Universitario de Danza Contemporánea at the buildings of the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Cali, Colombia. 

Sara Alba participated as a dancer in the piece “Vea el Reverso para el Cuidado” by Jimena Alviar. The performances took place in September at the Teatro Camarin del Carmen in Bogotá, Colombia. In 2009 Jimena Alviar received the prize of choreography Rose Vernick Choreographic Achievement Award for the creation of te piece “Vea el Reverso para el Cuidado”. JA Company is one of the companies to be selected for the Festival “Cuerpos de Ciudad 2011” organized by Idartes.

Çatı Dans (Turkey)
Sara gave a contemporary dance workshop in Istanbul (Turkey) at Çati Dans. Below you wil find some information about this unique place for contemporary dance + a link to the photo’s made during the workshop. Çatı Dance Studio is an important location for contemporary dance in Istanbul. 

Escuela Efa Danza
Location: EFA danza. Escuela de Formación Artística
. Sara started her new course at the Politécnico Grancolombiano University in Bogotá, Colombia. Below you find a video with Sara and her students plus some words by the marvelous Marybel Acavedo.

School for life

Curriculum Vitae

• One Night’s Dance, Dans Ateliers, Rotterdam, Netherlands 2012
• Contemporary Dance Residence Carmen Werner / Provisional Danza, IDARTES, Bogota, Colombia 2011
• XV Festival Universitario de Danza Contemporánea, Colombia 2011
• Festival Internacional Impulsos Danza y Cuerpo Hoy, Bogota, Colombia 2009
• Caliendanza Festival, Cali, COL, 2009
• Arena Festival, Erlangen, Germany, 2009
• Dance and Theater Festival 100º Berlin, Germany, 2009
• V Festival Distrital de Danza contemporánea, Bogotá, COL, 2008
• XII University Festival of Contemporary Dance, Bogotá, COL, 2008
• II Encuentro de creadores de Danza, Bogotá, COL,  2007
• XI University Festival of Contemporary Dance, Bogotá, COL, 2007
• La Libélula dorada Festival, Bogotá, COL, 2006
• Festival alternativo de Teatro, Bogotá, Colombia, 2006
• Kunst Festival, Huis der Provincie, Arnhem, NL, 2004
• V International Festival of Contemporary Dance, Barranquilla Nueva Danza, Colombia, 2000


• Nomination to National Dance Prize, Culture Ministry, Colombia 2010
• Best Dance Piece, Season 2009 Zona D.C, Bogota, Colombia
• XIII University Festival of Contemporary Dance, Bogotá, COL, 2009
• 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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download full curriculum vitae (in Spanish)

Where is Sara now?

At the moment she is in paddling between South America / The Netherlands

Are you interested in hiring Sara as a performer or teacher? Please contact her through WhatsApp:
WhatsApp: +31621111266

Sara Alba:

"I dance and teach
with my heart"

Do you want to work together? Great!
You can contact me through:

  1. WhatsApp +31621111266
  2. Email: sarabaila@hotmail.com
  3. Instagram: Saradanza97

Warm regards,
Sara Alba