Sara Mearns to Return to SC’s Spoleto Festival for “Ballet Encore!”

“Sara Mearns is coming home. The South Carolina native and internationally acclaimed New York City Ballet star will again grace a Spoleto stage this year, along with other New York City Ballet top dancers. They are in town for “Ballet Encore,” Spoleto Festival USA 2022′s program of dance that includes works by top choreographers both past and present. Mearns will perform two works in the program. A solo piece choreographed by Guillaume Cote from the National Ballet of Canada during the pandemic represents its first performance on a main stage. She will also dance in Justin Peck’s “The Decalogue,” partnered with Chun Wai Chan.” – The Post and Courier