Sydney Sorenson is originally from Salt Lake City, Utah, where she received her training with Utah Regional Ballet’s pre-professional program, later transitioning into modern and contemporary dance via Ririe-Woodbury’s Step-Up Program. Sydney graduated Cum Laude from the University of Utah in 2013 with a BFA in Modern Dance and then had the pleasure of working with L.A. Contemporary Dance Company for two years under the direction of Kate Hutter.
In 2017 Sydney received her MFA from New York University Tisch School of the Arts. While in school she was hand selected to create work as a part of the Masters Performance Workshop in place of the faculty concert. She also had the opportunity to dance alongside Kidd Pivot at City Center led by Crystal Pite. Sydney has worked with choreographers such as Alan Hineline, Alex Little, Bonnie Story, Jaci Royal, Ori Flomin, Ricky Palomino, Sidra Bell, Talia Favia, and Tokyo Inouye. She is known for her role in The Mistle-Tones, has been seen on A Chance to Dance, and has previously toured with Helene Fischer, performed with the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Grimes, and the Utah Jazz. Currently, Sydney guests as a performer with NOW-ID under the direction of Charlotte Boye-Christensen, and is an Assistant Professor of Dance at Allan Hancock College in California.