Sarah Vella (1987) is a Maltese dancer/choreographer based in Berlin. She has completed her Bsc. (Hons.) in Speech and Language Therapy (University of Malta), her Diploma in Dance Studies (Laban Conservatoire of Dance) and her Dance/movement therapy education (Tanztherapie Zentrum Berlin). Sarah’s artistic practice spans from creating her own work, performing for others to collaborative creations. To date, she’s been involved in several projects for stage, film, opera, fashion and site-specific works as a dancer/choreographer. She has also developed multidisciplinary works in collaboration with dancers, visual artists, and musicians. She has produced works that toured Malta, England, Italy, Norway, and Germany. As an artist, she is very interested in exploring authenticity on stage and genuinity in improvisation and throughout the creative process. As a dance/movement therapist, Sarah organises various community workshops/projects for different age groups and settings and is invited to teach in various educational institutions. Sarah continues to work as a freelance dance artist and therapist in Berlin, Malta and abroad.
Dance Festival Malta 2022