bio + resume

by Sara


Sara Pizzi (she/her) from Italy, began her dance studies with Urban Dances performing in concerts,music videos & TV shows. In 2017, Sara moved to NYC with a scholarship from Steps on Broadway; later joining the Certificate Program, Contemporary/Ballet Track at Peridance Center, graduating in 2020. Sara is a company member of The Next Stage Project, VALLETO, Open Dance Ensemble,Valerie Green/Dance Entropy  Light Painting NY, sarAika movement collective co-founded with Aika Takeshima. She was a guest artist at CreateArt, Dixon Place, City Center Studios, Lincol Center Plaza, Movement Research, Gibney, HERE, The Brick & more; in 2022 she premiered her first commission for “Et Alia”.

Sara Pizzi, born and raised in Italy, began her dance studies with Commercial/Urban Dances, where she focused her training throughout her teen years. She has performed in concerts, music videos, and has appeared in national TV shows as a dancer. When she was 18 years old, Sara came to New York with a scholarship from the Academy of Steps on Broadway. After one year of study, Sara joined the Certificate Program at Peridance Center in New York where she graduated in the summer of 2020. In those three years she discovered her new voice as a contemporary dancer and choreographer working with international and national choreographers such as Nicholas Palmquist, Julie Magneville, Julia Ehstrand, Elisabetta Munitoli, G^2. Now, Sara is a performer for “The Next Stage Project” directed by Marijke Elisaberg and Jana Hicks; “VALLETO” from Valeria Y. Gonzales; “Dance Entropy” from Valerie Green; “Open Dance Ensemble” by Philip Foster, “Light Painting New York” by Chanette Manso; and “sarAika movement collective” by Aika Takeshima. From 2020, Sara has guest artists for: 7MPR, Dixon Place, The Craft, IKADA, JCAL, BAAD! The Bronx , Movement Research, Dance Parade, Pride Parade, Japan Day, Japan Parade, SJAC, Creative Performances, The Dynamite Experience, Crossmove Lab, Salvatore LaRussa, Halloween Parade, Queensboro Dance Festival, Turnout, Liberty Hall Dance Festival, 3:33, 4533, Honey’s Brooklyn, and on August 2022 she premiere in Manhattan at HERE and in Brooklyn at THE BRICK her first dance/theater commission for “Et Alia”.