I'm Sarah Savelli

Instructor / Performer



Best known for her swift and intricate footwork, New York Times featured Sarah Savelli has been teaching, performing, choreographing, and producing Tap dance events for the past 20+ years. She was commissioned on three separate occasions by Playhouse Square (Cleveland, OH) to create and perform a full-length tap work (Tap into Peace), was the first Capezio ACE Award for Tap choreography finalist in 2010, and appears in the PBS documentary Juba! The Masters of Tap and Percussive Dance. Sarah has studied and performed with many of tap dancing’s historical greats, and has had the pleasure of dancing with Savion Glover in various shows across the USA including “Stepz” at NYC’s Joyce Theater. In addition to producing the Cleveland Tap Experience annually, she is also the artistic director of the Cleveland Tap Crew, a  youth tap ensemble with 50+ members that she established in Northeast Ohio in 2012, and co-director of the newly formed Ohio Elite Tap Company, which was established in 2020. For more info, visit www.digandswivel.com