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Sarah Donohue danced professionally with Repertory Dance Theatre from 2009-2014 where she taught workshops, choreographed, and performed the work of Isadora Duncan, Michio Ito, Doris Humphrey, José Limón, John Butler, Yvonne Rainer, Merce Cunningham, Zvi Gotheiner, and others. Along with colleague Aaron Wood, Sarah co-directed and choreographed for My Turkey Sandwich, a dance theatre company they founded in 2008. My Turkey Sandwich produced three evening-length performances and set work on Contemporary Dance Ensemble at Utah Valley University. Sarah earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance from the University of Arizona, a Master of Fine Arts in Modern Dance from the University of Utah, and is a Certified Laban Movement Analyst. She has performed, taught and choreographed nationally and internationally, including Arts Across Nebraska, Montana Dance Arts Association, De Sales University, Rutgers University, The University of Utah, The University of Oregon, Weber State College, The University of Colorado, and Bella Vita Arts Workshop in Livorno, Italy. Sarah’s research explores the physicality humor and how Laban Movement Analysis can reveal incongruent movement patterns that produce humor, which she presented at the International Society for Humor Studies conference in Dublin, Ireland in 2016 and the National Dance Education Organization’s Annual conference in 2017. Sarah was honored to have her choreography, Still Life with Flight, be selected to perform at the American College Dance Association’s National Festival at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC. Sarah is currently an Assistant Professor of Dance at Utah Valley University.

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