About Sarah Marks Mininsohn
Sarah Marks Mininsohn is a choreographer, performer, and teacher from Maryland. She holds a BA in dance and sociology from Wesleyan University, where she trained in contemporary dance, composition, ballet, and improvisational forms. She was most recently based in Philadelphia, where she self-produced dance performances, led movement workshops, and taught young people. She has created work in spaces such as historic attics and outdoor baseball fields, playing with location to research surrealist alternatives to everyday interactions. Her pieces have also been presented at FringeArts, Leah Stein Dance Company, Headlong, Icebox Project Space, the Wesleyan University Zilkha Gallery, and the Seattle Festival of Dance Improvisation. She has performed in work by Headlong, Leah Stein Dance Company, and Dance Exchange. Sarah is thrilled to continue her explorations as a dance MFA candidate at the University of Illinois.