Amanda Sachs

Portrait by Thierry Des Fontaines

Hometown

Little Silver, New Jersey

Member Since

2021

Dancer

Teacher

Amanda Sachs

Amanda Sachs grew up in New Jersey studying R.A.D. before moving to San Francisco for the Alonzo King LINES Ballet Training Program. In 2014, Amanda joined The Francesca Harper Project in NYC, and in 2017 she joined TU Dance in Minneapolis, Minnesota, under the direction of Toni Pierce-Sands and Uri Sands where she performed Alvin Ailey’s solo Witness and in the ensemble piece Night Creature, Walking with Pearl…Africa Diaries by Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, and many other works. She is an original member of Come Through, the collaboration between Grammy-award-winning musician Bon Iver and TU Dance, which toured to the Hollywood Bowl, the King’s Theatre, and the Kennedy Center, among others. Amanda performed internationally with Metamorphosis Dance under the direction of Iratxe Ansa and Igor Bacovich, and has assisted Uri Sands and Francesca Harper during choreographic residencies. She is featured in Bon Iver’s Naeem and We lyric videos, and has performed at Bonnaroo and Eaux Claires music festivals. Amanda joined NW Dance Project as a company member in 2021.