Alana Sargent completed her dance studies at the New Zealand School of Dance from 2008 to 2010. In her graduating year, she was offered an apprenticeship with Sydney Dance Company (SDC), which was sponsored by Foxtel and featured in a docuseries. Sargent became a full-time company dancer in 2012 and performed with SDC for four years, during which time she worked with numerous internationally renowned choreographers, including Jacopo Godani, Andonis Foniadakis, Alexander Ekman, Emanuel Gat and Stephanie Lake.
Sargent moved to Australasian Dance Collective (ADC) in 2016, and was nominated for ‘Most Outstanding Dancer’ in Dance Australia’s Critics’ Choice Survey for 2018.
Sargent’s design portfolio, which began with Sydney Dance Company’s 2015 season of New Breed, includes Liesel Zink’s Awesome and Inter at Flowstate, ADC’s triple bills Propel and Converge, Craig Davidson’s Parts per Million for Queensland Ballet’s BESPOKE season, Australasian Dance Collective’s sell-out season Aftermath, Craig Davidsons Entropy for Junior Ballet Zurich, Melanie Lane’s Alterum and Jack Lister’s Still Life, for ADC’s season of THREE.
We acknowledge the First Nations people as the Traditional Owners of Meanjin (Brisbane).
In the spirit of reconciliation Australasian Dance Collective acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their deep connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.
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