Mrs. Sarah Lammie, a Chicago native, began her training on the south side of Chicago at Kathleen’s Dance Asylum. She studied tap, ballet, jazz, pointe, and hip-hop, and was a competitive dancer through high school with Ms. Yvonne as one of her teachers! She continued her dance training in college, and worked under Jennifer Smith, co-director of Back and to the Left Productions, Kirby Reed of the Joel Hall Dancers, and Mary Price Boday, founder of the Illinois Ballet. During her time at college, Sarah trained extensively in ballet and modern technique, held office for Terpsichore Dance Collective, and was the resident choreographer for the Thirteenth Repertory Theatre Term. In 2005, Sarah graduated from Knox College with a BA in Elementary Education and a minor in Theatre and Dance. She spent 15 years dancing and teaching at Linda’s Dance Studio. Sarah taught classes in ballet, tap, jazz, musical theatre, ballroom, Latin dance, and Mexican Folkloric. She has performed around the city as a member of Flores De Mexico and Proyecto Latino, and co-directed Linda’s competition team. Sarah currently studies tap with Reggio “The Hoofer” McGlaughlin and Polynesian dance with Hōkūleʻa Academy of Performing Arts. She teaches Kindergarten at Peterson Elementary School where she also choreographs for their annual spring musical. This is Ms. Sarah’s fifth year with YDA.