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Sara Brians is an award winning, New York City based director, choreographer, and educator. She began her dance career as a Radio City Rockette, then, made her Broadway debut in the revival of 42nd Street. She has worked on six Broadway shows as a performer, resident and associate choreographer, including White Christmas, Matilda, Billy Elliot, The Terms of My Surrender, and ...read more
Sara’s theater class centers on storytelling, character, musicality and performance. Class begins with a concise jazz based warm-up to fire up your technique, strengthen and stretch your body, and prepare your mind for learning choreography. Across the floor progressions will allow you to further develop and exercise your technique. The focus of class is the combination, which will always be driven by character and story, and inspired by the music. You will be challenged to grow in a supportive environment and your uniqueness will be joyfully celebrated in this class!
Sara’s tap class is rooted in strong, foundational technique. Warm-up and center exercises focus on musicality, rhythm, weight transfer, and agility. Across the floor exercises will develop your ability to transition technical exercises into traveling and turning phrases. Combinations encompass a broad range - and often a merging of – styles to support the development of both the visual and percussive artistry of tap dance. In Sara’s tap class you will sharpen your technical skills, learn tools to pick up choreography faster and hone your ability to work within a variety of tap dance styles.