Sarah Bayne, a native of Pittsburgh, PA, graduated from Penn State University with a Bachelor’s in Elementary Education, and from Walden University with a Master’s in Reading and Literacy. While at Penn State, she performed as a member of Orchesis Dance Company and Dancescape Theater. As a member and president of Orchesis, Bayne had the opportunity to choreograph and perform in many student showcases, including the American College Dance Festivals and the PSU 48-hour Dance Marathon. After graduation, she came to Virginia where she began taking classes at the Russell School of Ballet and then soon proceeded to join the staff. Sarah has choreographed numerous dance numbers for The Fairfax Ballet Company’s Jazz, Tap and Modern Dance Revues, as well as assisted with the Spring Ballet performances and the company’s Nutcracker Performances. Outside of the studio, she has coached the Fairfax High School Dance Team, adjudicated several venues for the Fairfax Academy dance program, worked as an Educator at Lululemon Athletica, served as the Talent Coordinator for Skydancer Entertainment and danced with locally based Entertainment Agencies. Currently, Bayne is a Reading Specialist in Fairfax County, works as a curriculum writer for VDOE, is an active team member at Washington Sports Club and dances with DHH Dance Collaborative, based in Arlington, VA.