Sarah Brewer Clowes
Sarah has been a teacher for over 30 years, regularly here in B.C. as well as guest teaching in Europe, America and across Canada. She held the position of Assistant Ballet Mistress to the Professional Program in Banff for three summers, a sessional faculty position at Simon Fraser University for four years, as well as a senior faculty position at Main Dance Place for a decade. She held a senior faculty position at Spotlight Dance Centre for eight years as well as currently holding the Senior Ballet teacher with Spiral Dance Co. for over 20 years and the Contemporary teacher at Tri-City Dance Center for eight seasons. Sarah has also been choreographing professionally for over 20 years.
In the past two decades, Sarah has had the pleasure of adjudicating dance festivals throughout Canada, including two consecutive Provincial competitions, in Victoria and Nelson, B.C.
Sarah Brewer Clowes has danced professionally with the Munich Ballet in Germany, Northwest Florida Ballet in the U.S. as well as with the Banff Festival Ballet and The Vancouver Opera here in Canada. She has maintained an independent performing career since 1989 and has had the pleasure of working with such esteemed choreographers as Gioconda Barbuto, Crystal Pite, David Earle, Naomi Lefebvre, Wen Wei Wang and Cori Caulfield, to name a few. Sarah also co-produced, choreographed and performed in the Funky Brewster Cauling PULSE presentation at the Dance Centre in 2007 to sold-out audiences. Most recently, Sarah and her husband Michael welcomed the arrival of their beloved daughter, Kira. Sarah loves the passionate expression that sharing dance as a teacher, choreographer and performer can offer.