When former South Elgin and Bartlett resident Sarah Daley was growing up, she became an instant fan of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater after seeing the company perform at Chicago's Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University.
(South Elgin, IL) began her training at the Faubourg School of Ballet in Illinois under the direction of Watmora Casey and Tatyana Mazur. She graduated from the Ailey/Fordham B.F.A. Program in Dance in 2009. Ms. Daley has trained at institutions such as the Kirov Academy, National Ballet School of Canada, The San Francisco Conservatory of Dance, and intensives at Ballet Camp Illinois and Ballet Adriatico in Italy. She is a recipient of a Youth America Grand Prix Award and an ARTS Foundation Award. She was a member of Ailey II and joined the Company in 2011.