Sarah Tryon was born in Hanmer, Ontario, Canada and at the age of 11 was accepted to train at Canada's National Ballet School. During her six years with NBS, Sarah was selected to partake in exchange programs with various international schools including Pacific Northwest Ballet School in Seattle, École Supérieur De Danse Rosella Hightower in Cannes France, and Tanz Akademie Zurich in Switzerland. Upon graduating in 2010, she then moved to New York City to train with world renowned coach Edward Ellison. In 2013, Sarah was invited to join the Sarasota Ballet as a corps de ballet member. During her two seasons with the Sarasota Ballet, Sarah performed many works by major choreographers such as George Balanchine, Agnes DeMille, Will Tuckett, Rudolph Nureyev, Christopher Bruce, Mikhail Fokine, Paul Taylor, Sir Anthony Tudor, and Sir Frederick Ashton. Highlights of Sarah’s time with the Sarasota Ballet would include performing in Balanchine’s Who Cares?, Serenade, Four Temperaments,
; Ashton’s Façade, La Fille Mal Gardée, Sinfonietta, Les Patineurs,
and Montones I
; Christopher Bruces’ Sergeant Early’s Dream
; Will Tuckett’s Lux Aterna
; Agnes De Milles’ Rodeo
; Anthony Tudor's Gala Performance
; Mikhail Fokine’s Petrushka
; Paul Taylor’s Company B
; and Nureyev’s Raymonda
. During her first season with the Colorado Ballet, Sarah performed many corps and notable roles throughout the season, including: Effy in Bournonville's La Sylphide
; Clara in The Nutcracker
; Twin, Four Little Flamingos and Card in Septime Webre's ALICE (in wonderland)
; and as the first duet in Dominic Walsh's Wolfgang (for Webb).
This is Sarah’s second season with the Colorado Ballet.