Sarah smith

Sarah Smith Podollan, '95

Sarah Smith Podollan is an alum of Deborah’s Stage Door where she was a member of the Repertory Company. She was a top overall national championship soloist as well. Sarah is an extremely successful dancer, singer and actress with a great deal of experience. After completing a year scholarship at the world-renowned dance studio EDGE Performing Arts in L.A., Sarah kicked off her dance career in a small but memorable role in Austin Powers : International Man Of Mystery. From there she worked on other movies such as the next two Austin Powers, She's All That, Scream 2, Not Another Teen Movie, Orange County, Like Mike, Down With Love, Click, and the animated movie Rango. She worked on TV shows like"The O.C.", "The Sweet Life of Jack and Cody", "That 70s Show", "Cold Case", "Drake and Josh", "What About Brian", and "CSI: NY".She’s traveled the world with artist Paul McCartney, toured with Britney Spears and worked with artists such as Carrie Underwood and Justin Timberlake. Sarah was also part of the singing group “Nobody’s Angels” managed by Disney. Her group had hit singles – two of which were on the soundtracks of “The Parent Trap” and “Princess Diaries” and were also at the top of the charts. Throughout her career she's also found time to teach and choreograph. She has traveled across the US teaching with companies such as LADF, LA Dance Magic and Showstoppers.Sarah now lives in Vernon B.C. with her husband and three little boys where she continues to teach and spread her love of dance. She has started a dance intensive called The L.A. Dance Experience where she brings some of the very talented people she met from her 13 years in LA to Canada to teach and inspire. We are so excited to have Sarah here to share her passion and talent without students.