Sara Accettura – Dance Group Leader

Born in Italy, where she started her dance career and achieved a Diploma for a Proficiency Course for dance teachers at I.D.A. (Ravenna) and a Master in choreography at European Dance Alliance (Rome), Sara graduated in 2007 with a First Class Degree at the London Contemporary Dance School. Since then, she has danced for several companies in the UK, amongst them the National Dance Company of Wales, Cedar Dance Theatre (Wales), Diciembre Dance, Combination Dance (London), Leila Dance(London) and Maddogs Dance (Leeds), whilst teaching whilst teaching in London for the Young Saturday Classes at The Place, The School of Dance (Mortlake) and The Ballet School of Notting Hill.

In 2009 Sara achieved a Master of Arts in Performance at the London Contemporary Dance School, and started working as a freelance dancer for various international choreographers, amongst them Marc Brew, Yoshua Cienfuegos, Dana Raz, Mavin Khoo, Lucia Piquero, Moritz Zavan, Oden Ronen, Francesca Tranter.

Sara is now working as a freelance dancer, choreographer and teacher, while pursuing her PhD in Dance and Autism at the University of Bedfordshire. She is the artistic director of Junior Dance Company Bari and Malta and the summer school Dance Master Class, co-director of the inclusive dance project Dance For All (Bari, Italy), Assistant Lecturer for the School of Performing Arts Dance Studies Department and guest lecturer for the Department of Disability Studies at the University of Malta. Since 2021 Sara has joined Opening Doors as a leader for the dance level 1 group.