Sarah Formosa + dancers
SARAH FORMOSA is born and raised in the greater Vancouver Area, Sarah Formosa began her training at Spiral Dance Company and continued her training in San Francisco at the Alonzo King LINES Ballet Training Program, where she performed works by Shannon Gillen, Uri Sands, Gregory Dawson, Carmen Rozestraten, Maurya Kerr, David Harvey and Sandrine Cassini. Sarah graduated from the LINES training program in 2016 and as an independent artist has had the opportunity to work with David Harvey, Ralph Escamillian, Heather Dotto, Heather Laura-Gray, Josh Beamish, Jennifer Mcleish-Lewis, Alameda Civic Ballet Company and the response. Dance Company. She is honoured to currently be working with the Vancouver Opera, TWObigsteps Collective, Vision Impure, Raven Spirit Dance Company, Judith Marcuse Projects and Wen Wei Dance Company. In January of 2018, Sarah had her first choreographic residency with Dances for a Small Stage and her work has since been presented by Small Stage and Dancing on the Edge Vancouver.
DEVAN GENEREUX is a Vancouver, BC native and emerging professional dance artist. She cultivated her love for dance at a young age and her multifaceted background includes extensive training in ballet, contemporary, improvisation, modern, jazz, and hip hop. Upon graduation, Devan pursued her training at Lamondance under Davi Rodriguez, Lara Barclay, and Monica Proença. During this time, she had the opportunity to represent Canada as a soloist at the IDO World Championship of Dance in Frankfurt, Germany as well as traveling to Brasilia, Brazil to perform in Barakah (Lamondance) at the International Dance Seminar of Brasilia. Following her training in Vancouver, Devan moved to Toronto to further peruse her passion at The Conteur Academy where she has trained under recognized artists Eryn Waltman, Sheona Bell, Kelly Shaw, Ryan Lee, and Colleen Snell, to name a few. Devans unique strength and connection with the floor and her dance partners have allowed her to begin a successful professional dance career. Her notable credits include performing in 5inco (Lamondance), Human (Lamondance), Frames (The Conteur Academy), Fill In The Blanks (The Conteur Academy), and most recently, Scaredy Cat (Small Stage).