Sarah Olson, originally from Charleston, WV, began her dance training with the School of the Charleston Ballet under Kim Pauley. Ms. Olson continued her training at Butler University in Indianapolis, IN, graduating magna cum laude with a B.F.A. in Dance Performance and a minor in Political Science. Upon moving to Chicago, Sarah has performed with the Lyric Opera of Chicago, Nomi Dance, Inaside Chicago Dance, LEVELdance, as well as a guest artist for Chicago Dance Crash, the Schaumburg Dance Ensemble, and Thodos Dance Chicago’s New Dances Concert. She has had the pleasure of performing choreography by Wade Schaaf, Randy Duncan, Nick Pupillo, Eddy Ocampo, Autumn Eckman, Lizzie MacKenzie, Paul Christiano, August Tye, and many others. Ms. Olson has choreographed for Harvest Chicago Contemporary Dance Festival, Nomi Dance, Dance Chicago, RASA Dance Chicago, Dance Chance, and Chicago Freelance Dance. Sarah began dancing with Chicago Repertory Ballet in 2013 and began serving as the company’s Ballet Mistress in 2015. She would like to thank her friends and family for their continued support.