A returning staff member of Highland Park Dance Company, Sarah Barnes Gold grew up in the Park Cities and attended Highland Park High School. Sarah trained in dance for over 20 years, performing and competing across many different styles. Since 2011, Sarah has helped many young dancers through technical classes, original choreography and private lessons.
Sarah danced for the Highland Belles from 2004-2007, serving as a lieutenant her junior and senior year. During her drill team career, she was recognized as an All-American, member of Kick Company, and Miss High Kick for two consecutive years. Sarah’s junior and senior year, she was nationally ranked in her solo and duet performances.
Now a proud Texas Longhorn alumnus, Sarah is a member of the Chi Omega fraternity and graduated with a degree in Kinesiology with a focus in Nutrition. During her years at UT, Sarah performed for the Texas Pom Squad, dancing in Texas football and basketball games. In her last year, she helped lead the squad as an officer and performed nationwide at Division 1 sporting events. During that time Sarah met her husband John Gold and they married in May of 2012.