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Sarah DiPasqualeSarah DiPasquale
Lecturer in Dance

Phone: (518) 580-5360

Research in Progress

'Injury Management in Dancers: Medical Practitioner Accessibility and Utilization'


Short Biography

Sarah earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Sage Graduate School and a B.S. in Health and Exercise Science from Syracuse University.  She trained at the Boston Conservatory with both a ballet and modern concentration and danced professionally with the Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company for 5 seasons. Sarah’s dancing career ended early secondary to an injury and she is now passionate about educating dancers on injury prevention and producing research for the dance community on dance injuries.  She currently practices Physical Therapy at Saratoga Hospital and has developed a performing artist physical therapy program, specializing in rehabilitation from dance injuries. Sarah has taught ballet and modern technique throughout upstate New York including Syracuse University, Siena College, and at the National Museum of Dance.  Her choreography has been presented at numerous choreographic festivals, most recently at the Egg in Albany with ‘Sinopoli and Friends’.  Sarah joined the Skidmore community 2008 as a guest lecturer and teaches Anatomy and Kinesiology: A Dancer’s View and The Dance Experience. 


  • Anatomy and Kinesiology for Dancers (spring semester)
  • The Dance Exerpience