Sally Cowdin

Sally Cowdin was born in Kansas City, Missouri where she began formal dance training at Kansas City Ballet and she spent the summers training at School of American Ballet (New York City), Pacific Northwest Ballet School (Seattle, WA) and San Francisco Ballet School (San Francisco, California). After a year apprenticeship with Minnesota Dance Theater, Ms.Cowdin then returned to San Francisco to complete the professional training program at Alonzo King Lines Ballet and began choreographing small projects there. In 2012, Ms. Cowdin relocated to Germany to work with Ballet Mainz and in 2013 came to Friedrichstadt-Palast Berlin, performing solo roles in Thierry Mugler’s – The WYLD. In 2016, seeking artistic independence, Ms. Cowdin set out as a freelance artist and has been featured throughout Europe in acting, modelling and choreography projects. Some of these projects include choreographer and actor for the play ‘Leonce und Lena’, directed by Korbinan Schmidt and dancer in the TV series (2017 Premiere) ‘Babylon Berlin’, directed by Tom Tykwer. In Spring 2017 Ms. Cowdin choreographed for Stephen Kimmig’s premiere of ‘Ehen in Philippsburg’ with Staatstheater Stuttgart. Ms. Cowdin is co-creator and performer for the Berlin based burlesque group, ‘Die Gl’Amouresque’ which performs throughout Europe and had its Edinburgh Fringe Festival debut in August 2016 and will be returning in 2017 followed by its London Debut. It is with great pleasure that Ms. Cowdin will teach this coming semester at the Art Factory International.