Originally from Canada, Sara Garbowski is a graduate of Canada’s National Ballet School in Toronto where she won the Peter Dwyer Award before joining the National Ballet of Canada.
In 2010 Sara joined the Royal Ballet of Flanders and was promoted to Demi Soloist in 2013. Her repertoire includes: My One and Only in Balanchine’s Who Cares?, Solo Shade in Cynthia Harvey’s La Bayadere, The Kingdom of the Shades; Red Fairy and Lead Jewel in Marcia Haydee’s The Sleeping Beauty; White Couple in Jiří Kylián’s Forgotten Land; and First Pas de Deux in Wayne McGregor’s Infra, as well as notable roles in Forsythe’s In the Middle Somewhat Elevated and Approximate Sonata.
In December 2016, Sara performed the pas de deux I Fall for You by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui at the Harvard Club of Belgium’s award ceremony.
Since joining the Royal New Zealand Ballet in 2017, Sara has performed in Roland Petit’s Carmen and L’Arlésienn, Three by Ekman and the premiere season of Francesco Ventriglia’s Romeo and Juliet. In March 2018 she made her debut as Ada in The Piano: the ballet.