B. 1992, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Sarah Brahim is a movement artist passionate about creating meaningful work with artists of varying mediums. She grew up studying, choreographing, performing, and teaching jazz, ballet, and tap in Portland, Oregon. Studied at the San Francisco Conservatory of Dance and in 2016 she graduated from London Contemporary Dance School (LCDS) and holds a BA Honors degree in Contemporary Dance. At LCDS she further explored the depth and resonance of movement, discovering her passion for improvisation, collaboration, choreographing, and healing through movement. Since graduating she has worked professionally performing, choreographing, and directing movement. In 2018, she was a resident at Spaceness Artist Residency, New Expressive Works 6 month choreographic residency, produced two shows premiering an original piece Dream of a Common Language, created an original performance for Portland Design Week, performed an original show with Portland Tap Company, and was artist in residence at 33 Officina Creativa in Italy. She created Coyote Collective with writer Michelle Overby, a night during which artists of different mediums pair up to collaborate and perform original work together and also performs regularly as SSL, a band composed of a drummer, dj, and tap dancer. In 2019, she has been awarded the American Dance Festival Studio Subsidy Grant and a Professional Development Grant from the Regional Arts and Culture Council with which she will begin to create her first evening length work.

For questions, bookings, collaborations or just to say hello! : brahim.sarah[at]hotmail.com

 

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