Joined Ballet Arizona: 2014
Sarah Walborn of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania began her training at the Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet under the direction of Marcia Dale Weary. In 2007, Ms. Walborn was asked to be an apprentice with the San Francisco Ballet. She performed many roles with the company, including George Balanchine’s Diamonds and Helgi Tomasson’s The Nutcracker, Don Quixote, Giselle and The Sleeping Beauty. After joining The Washington Ballet in 2009, Ms. Walborn has originated many roles including a world premiere of Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s Sueno de Marmol, one of the twins in Septime Webre’s The Great Gatsby, and various roles in Webre’s Alice (In Wonderland). She has performed with the company in George Balanchine’s Four Temperaments, Christopher Bruce’s Rooster and the staging of Anna-Marie Holmes’ Le Corsaire and Don Quixote, as well as Twyla Tharp’s Push Comes to Shove, and the pas de deux Strangers in the Night, from Nine Sinatra Songs. In 2012, Ms. Walborn joined Kansas City Ballet under the direction of William Whitener. She originated works from Jodie Gates, and Devon Carney. Ms. Walborn also has had the opportunity to perform the Summer Fairy in Victoria Morgan’s Cinderella, as well as Balanchine’s Allegro Brilliante, Michael Pink’s Dracula, Donald McKayle’s Hey-Hay: Going to Kansas City, and Lynne Taylor-Corbett’s Mercury, which was originally created for New York City Ballet’s Diamond Project.