Sarah Leversee

Arvada, CO

Sarah Leversee is the Artistic Director of Art as Action, a grassroots movement of artivists, based in Denver, Colorado, whose mission is to use the power of collaborative art to create social change. Born in Edgewater, Colorado, Ms. Leversee trained and performed extensively in ballet, gymnastics and jazz throughout childhood at local studios near Denver, CO. At University of Colorado in Boulder she studied modern and ballet extensively, as well as taking electives in jazz, African and hip-hop. She was the co-founder, director, choreographer and performer for the fuzion project; featured choreographer and performer at National School of Fine Arts, Mexico City; choreographer and company member for Blue Moon Dance Company; performer in The Bridge Project, Seattle, WA; company member of oaklanDrive Dance Company, Seattle, WA.

Ms. Leversee has been an Adjunct Professor at Red Rocks Community College since 2009, teaching ages 17-60, levels beginner-advanced intermediate in jazz, modern, hip-hop and lyrical dance. Art as Action has brought artivism deeper into the community by donating a percentage of ticket sales and hundreds of complimentary tickets to local non-profits including Warren Village, Moving to End Sexual Assault (MESA), Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN), Attention Homes Longmont, The Inn Between and Urban Peak at The Spot.