A former DYSO clarinetist, Sarah hails from Platteville, WI and is thrilled to be back in the Dubuque, having spent 10 years dancing with the Heartland Ballet and Dubuque City Youth Academy of Ballet Companies. Recently, she was seen as Dyanne in “Million Dollar Quartet” at Riverside Theatre in Vero Beach, FL after having dance captained and understudied the two leading ladies in the First National Tour of Tony-Award Winning “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder.” NYC credits include the original casts of: The Road to Ruin, Dear Jane, Stardust Road: The Hoagy Carmichael Musical, Easter Mysteries, and Craig Christie’s Villainy. Regionally she has performed at Fingerlakes Musical Theatre Festival (Molly in “Ghost, The Musical”), Ogunquit Playhouse, Pittsburgh CLO, Northshore Music Theatre, Kansas City Starlight, Westchester Broadway, and the West Virginia Public Theatre. Sarah also created and starred in five brand new shows for Holland America Cruise Lines with RWS & Associates. She holds a BFA from Penn State University and is a recipient of the Margaret “Peg” French Award for Theatre (WE ARE!). Thank you to William, Marina, all my inspirational teachers in the tri-state area and beyond, my agents at TKO, my family (Break A Leg, Dad!). Connect with her on Instagram @sarahruthliss, and check out her website www.meetsarahellis.com.