SARAH MATTON B.F.A., A.R.A.D.
Sarah is a highly motivated dancer and choreographer with 18 years training in many disciplines. Since her first ballet class at the age of four, she has continued her craft and now holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Ryerson University’s dance program. She is delighted to share her passion for movement with up-and-coming dancers. Sarah has won many awards and scholarships over the years as well as dancing professionally. Her most memorable honours were taking instruction from National Ballet primas/primos Kimberly Glasco, Karen Kain, Nadia Potts, Frank Augustine, and Kevin Pugh. She has a diverse background with examination achievements in Pre-Advanced Tap & Jazz (A.D.A.P.T); Advanced Modern (I.S.T.D.); Intermediate Ballet (I.S.T.D.); Intermediate, Advanced I, & II Ballet (R.A.D.); She has also studied (C.D.T.A.) Tap & Jazz; (B.A.T.D.) Ballet and most recently achieved Acro teaching credentials (P.A.E.C.) Her other training extends from Lyrical, Hip-Hop, and Musical Theatre, to Acting, and Song & Dance. She also travels to New York City and L.A. to study under noted choreographers. She achieved the (Associate, of the Royal Academy of Dance) designations at age 18; and has been a member of the prestigious R.A.D. since 2001. For several years she has taught age levels ranging from two years old to adult. While attending Ryerson she participated in the annual Choreographic Works and Dance Voice productions. She also performed at Toronto’s International Dance Festival. Upon her graduation, she left to pursue dancing on Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines. Up and coming, Sarah is performing in a Jazz show entitled The Best of Broadway at the end of the summer. Sarah appreciates the positive impact that dedicated dance teachers have made on her life, and hopes to accomplish the same with her students.