Specialisation: Contemporary Dance
Qualifications: MA (Performing Arts)
“Colours” - Choreography Sara Accettura
Performance: My Favourite Things, May 2022
Photo: John Grech
Sara Accettura was born in Italy, where she started her dance career and achieved a Diploma for a Proficiency Course for dance teachers at I.D.A. (Ravenna) and a Master in choreography at European Dance Alliance (Rome), Sara graduated in 2007 with a First Class Degree at the London Contemporary Dance School.
Since then, she has danced for several companies in the UK, amongst them the National Dance Company of Wales, Cedar Dance, Diciembre Dance, Combination Dance, Leila Dance and Maddogs Dance, whilst teaching in London at The Place and for several dance schools.
In 2009 Sara obtained a Master of Arts in Performance at the London Contemporary Dance School. In 2011 she founded Junior Dance Company Bari, the first youth company in south of Italy. Sara is still working as a freelance dancer with various choreographers, among them Lucia Piquero, Yoshua Cienfuegos, Dana Raz, Mavin Khoo, Oded Ronen, Moritz Zavan Stoeckle. Sara is pursuing her PhD in Dance and Autism at the University of Bedfordshire (UK).
She is now artistic director of Junior Dance Company Bari and Malta, artistic director of Dance Master Class Italy and Spain, co-director of the inclusive dance project Dance For All (Bari), Assistant Lecturer for the School of Performing Arts Dance Studies Department and guest lecturer for the Department of Disability Studies at the University of Malta.