NYCB’s Sara Adams to Perform as Sugar Plum Fairy
New Haven Ballet is pleased to announce that New York City Ballet soloist, Sara Adams, will perform as the Sugar Plum Fairy in New Haven Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker at the Shubert Theatre New Haven on December 16-18, 2022. New Haven Ballet Artistic Director, Lisa Kim Sanborn, states, “We are thrilled to have Sara perform with us. She knows many of our students having been a member of New Haven Ballet’s faculty a few years ago. She is an absolutely stunning dancer and I cannot wait for our audiences to see her perform.”
Sara Adams Bio
Sara Adams was born in Dennis, Massachusetts, and began her dance training at the age of six at the Mid-Cape Ballet Academy.
She later studied at the Boston Ballet School, before taking a summer course at the School of American Ballet, the official school of New York City Ballet, during the summer of 2003.
She enrolled as a full-time student at SAB from 2003 to 2008. She became an apprentice with NYCB in June 2008 and became a member of the corps de ballet in September 2009. In February 2017, Ms. Adams was promoted to soloist.
Ms. Adams was a recipient of the Mae L. Wien Award for Outstanding Promise in 2007.