sarahcrowell Sarah Crowell

Sarah Crowell has taught dance, theater and violence prevention to youth and teachers for over 25 years. She is currently the artistic director at Destiny Arts Center where she has served in different capacities since 1990, including executive director from 2002-2007.  She has been the co-artistic director of the acclaimed teen dance/theater company, the Destiny Arts Youth Performance Company, since 1993. Sarah has authored a curriculum guidebook about her work with teens, and her work with the youth company has been the subject of two documentary films.  Sarah is the recipient of the 2015 Alameda County Arts Leadership award, the 2013 Bay Area Dance Week Dancer’s Choice award, the 2011 KPFA Women History Month Local Hero award, the 2007 KPFA peace award and the 2006 Purple Moon DreamSpeakers award. In 2016, she was inducted into the Alameda County Women’s Hall of Fame.  Sarah has spoken and facilitated workshops at dozens of conferences since 2000 locally and nationally.


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