Whitney Stone - Choreographer/Instructor

Sarah Rillo is a choreographer and consultant currently living in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She began her performing arts career in 2007 with the Pride of Broken Arrow from Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. After graduating in 2009, Sarah went on to perform with Crossmen in 2010 and 2011, and aged out of the Blue Devils in 2012. She also performed with Onyx World in their 2014 winter season and was given the opportunity to perform internationally with the Blue Devils International Corps for the 2015 season as they performed in several countries in Europe including Switzerland, Italy, the UK, & The Netherlands. Sarah Rillo also spent a year in the Maggie Allesee Department of Theater and Dance at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan where she was given the opportunity to perform in a piece by Jarell Gordy professional dancer for the Detroit Pistons as well as a piece by Ron Brown entitled “Dancing Spirit” which was originally written and performed by the Alvin Ailey Dance Company.

Sarah began her teaching career immediately after graduating high school in 2009. Since then, she has directed, choreographed, designed, or consulted for high schools in Oklahoma, Michigan, Missouri, Arkansas, Texas, and Indiana for both their fall and winter seasons. Sarah has also acted as a technician and choreographer for different drum corps. In 2013 she was a sabre tech for Academy, as a movement choreographer for Legends in 2016, and a weapon/movement choreographer for Phantom Regiment in 2017.  Sarah currently lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma and is in her second year as a choreographer/instructor at Broken Arrow High School as well as a choreographer for 7 other high school marching bands this fall. Outside of color guard, Sarah enjoys spending her free time reading or listening to books and going on adventures with her boyfriend, John, and her dogs, Elly and Neil. She is excited to be returning to the Crossmen organization as a staff member for the upcoming season!
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