Sarah Lamb

Sarah Lamb was born in Boston and trained with Tatiana Legat at the Boston Ballet School. She was awarded a Gold Medal by President Bill Clinton at the Kennedy Center in 1998. She won three silver medals at the International Ballet Competition in Nagoya, Japan (1999), the NYC IBC (2000, where no Gold was awarded) and the USA IBC (2002).

She joined Boston Ballet in 1998, where became a Principal in 2003. She performed Gamzatti and Myrtha, and was chosen by Rudi van Dantzig to perform Juliet in his Romeo and Juliet, Odette/Odile in Swan Lake (2004). She danced in Forsythe's In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated, as well as in David Dawson's The Grey Area, several roles created on her by Jorma Elo. She performed with Carlos Acosta in La Fille mal gardée in 2003. She also danced with Ethan Steifel in Stars and Stripes.

After joining the Royal Ballet in 2004 she went on to dance all the major roles – Odetta /Odillia, Aurora, Giselle, Nikiya, Kitri, Sugarplum Fairy, Juliet, Manon, Olga and Tatiana (Cranko's Eugene Onegin), Lise (Ashton's La Fille mal gardée), as well as Sylvia. She has danced parts in Kenneth McMillan's ballets Mayerling, and Winter Dreams. Recently the role of Perdita was created for her in Christopher Wheeldon's newest full-length, The Winter's Tale. Wayne McGregor, David Dawson, Alastair Marriott created several roles for her. She has also danced many Balanchine Ballets.

She has toured all over the world and was invited to perform at Boris Akimov's birthday gala at the Bolshoi Theatre. She recently performed Manon at La Scala, Milan. She has appeared in The Gala des Etoiles, Stars of 21st Century, International Gala Taipei, Stuggart Ballet's anniversary gala, and many others. She performed Swan Lake with the Royal Ballet's tour to Tokyo (2013) alongside partners Carlos Acosta and Steven McRae.

Her performances The Sleeping Beauty, Winter's Tale, Alice in Wonderland and Romeo and Juliet were broadcasted live worldwide (2014).




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