SundayArts is Now NYC-ARTS
Sara Mearns, Principal Dancer, New York City Ballet
Posted: September 19th, 2011

The New York City Ballet recently began its fall season. The company is made up of 90 dancers who are ranked by group — the highest being a principal dancer. In this profile, SundayArts speaks to Principal Dancer Sara Mearns.

  • Marilyn Vaillant

    Missing NYC and the ballet and Lincoln Center. Thirsty for culture in Austin, TX.

  • laura

    why! why did my mother not force me to be a ballerina!!!!!

  • P. Tessier

    What a beautiful dancer! I hope she has a long and wonderful career and I hope I can see her dance in person.

  • Brigitte Nelson

    Gorgeous dancing! Beautiful to behold. I hope to see her when we come at the end of the fall season.

  • Margaret Childers

    One reason I spend the fall and winter months in NYC is to wallow in the repertory of – NYCB. Can’t wait

  • Bob Arrigon

    A wonderful profile of an exceptional dancer in one of the world’s greatest ballet companies!

  • Candy Sattenspiel

    Had a wonderful evening at the NYC Ballet Gala. The music was magical, the choreography superb, the dancing could not have been better and the story line reached your heart.
    Peter Martins and Paul McCartneywere gracious and friendly to all.

  • Christine Scott

    Sarah you were awesome last night in Ocean’s Kingdom! Brava!!

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  • Karen

    What a great work ethic! Bravo and blessings to you, Sara, for a joyous career!

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