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Encinitas resident embraces role as executive director of San Diego Dance Theater

Encinitas resident embraces role as executive director of San Diego Dance Theater

Encinitas resident Sara Blodgett polished her organizing skills building a Modern Dance program that began at the Encinitas Ecke YMCA.

She was able to extend that program to several other YMCAs in North County. By the time she was recruited last winter for the job of executive director of Jean Isaacs’ San Diego Dance Theater (SDDT), she had taught 450 students in North County.

Blodgett started her study of dance in 2006 with a ballet class with Sadie Weinberg at Mira Costa College. Her teacher spotted an aptitude, and soon she had left her habitual gym workouts in the past.

In 2007 Blodgett and her son, Aiden (now a 14-year-old surfer and soccer player), made their first...

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