Alana Sargent completed her dance studies at the New Zealand School of Dance in 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, ADC’s triple bill seasons Propel, Converge and THREE, ADC’s film commission Still Life by Jack Lister, and ADC’s sell-out season Aftermath, Craig Davidson’s Parts per Million for Queensland Ballet’s BESPOKE season and Entropy for Junior Ballet Zurich which is currently being restaged on the Slovakian National Theatre.
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