Sarah Matzke is Choreographer, Performer and Educator in Dallas, Texas. She obtained a Bachelor of Arts from Southern Methodist University and a Master of Fine Arts in Choreography from Jacksonville University. Her research focuses on embodied cognition, phenomenology and the role of experiential learning theory in education.
Matzke has been a company member of Dark Circles Contemporary Dance, Open Sky Arts Collective, recipient of the Dorothy Amann Women of Distinction Award, Artist in Residency at The University of Texas at Dallas and Guest Artist for Big Rid Dance Collective, Collin County Ballet Theatre, Eastfield College, Texas Dance Improv Festival and the University of North Texas. Her teaching methodology is a hybrid of classical technique and somatic movement practice. She has trained multidimensional, emergent, artists for the past ten years at studios and schools such as AD School of Dance, Booker T. Washington School for the Performing and Visual Arts and the School of Contemporary Ballet Dallas. Matzke is currently adjunct faculty at Texas Christian University and The University of Texas at Dallas.
Matzke has been invited to perform and stage works in Latin America, the Middle East, Europe and Asia. As a result, she and her husband founded a non-profit organization that assists leaders around the world to create sustainable artistic programing and education.