Sara Grace Day received her early training from Axel & Cecilia Herring, Larry & Sarma Rosenburg, Molly Lynch, and Lila Zali. She studied with full scholarship with Maria Tallchief at Chicago Ballet and then later had a full scholarship as a Joffrey Trainee. She has performed with New York City Ballet, Joffrey Ballet, San Fransisco Ballet, and Ballet Pacifica, gracing such stages as Dorothy Chandler Pavillion, OCPAC, War Memorial Opera House (SF), and City Center (NY) in a wide variety of contemporary and classical roles. Mrs. Day has a ballet teaching certificate from Dance Masters of America and a Vagonova Methodology Certificate from the Foiskola Institute. As the owner & director of American Ballet & Conditioning she has directed and choreographed Nutcracker, Coppelia, La Bayadere, Swan Lake, Le Corsaire, Firebird, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, and numerous other works. Her students have received scholarships to San Francisco Ballet School, ABT, Alonzo King’s Lines Ballet, Kirov Academy, Boston Ballet, and Joffrey Trainee. She is excited to bring her award winning program to MVDPAC where she began her journey as a ballet teacher almost a decade ago!