Sarah Council

Sarah Council is a contemporary modern dance choreographer and teaching artist with 20 years of experience, based in North Carolina. Thanks to the wonders of technology, she has been asked to work with Missouri students from the comforts of her home.

She is the artistic director of Sarah Council Dance Projects (SCDP), a contemporary modern dance company currently based in Charlotte NC. SCDP is focused on dance research, creation and performance and works to share these experiences with others through presentations, workshops, and residencies.

As a dance educator, Council believes that the creative process is empowering and transformative for individuals and communities. Sharing this process with others is her passion and priority.

Sarah is celebrating her 10th year as dance teaching artist with the Wolf Trap Institute of Early Learning Through the Arts (DC, NJ, NC, VA) and has worked for seven years with Together in Dance (NYC). She also has experience teaching dance and dance-making in community spaces in person and virtually (centers, libraries, ZOOM etc.). Her Dancing the Poem Workshop Series had been supported by of the Arts and Science Council (NC) Culture Blocks programs and Charlotte Mecklenburg Public Libraries.

Sarah Council’s Programs

Social/Emotional Learning
Move, Create and Collaborate

English/Language Arts
Dancing the Poem
Dancing the Story

Dancing the Painting

Dancing Engineers

Dancing Lifecycles

Social Studies/Culture
Dancing Histories

Professional Development
Designed to Move

Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts