Sarah Bakker is a dancer, singer and actor who has featured in many of the world’s most spectacular
musicals across Australian, Broadway and London’s West End theatres.
Born and raised in Brisbane, Sarah trained at The Dance Works, The Queensland Dance School of
Excellence and The Young Conservatorium of Music and made her stage debut as young Cosette
in Les Misérables.
Sarah’s early theatre credits include The Phantom of the Opera, originally in the Corps De Ballet in
Singapore and then also as understudy Christine Daae in the Australian National tour. She played the
role of Annie in Chicago and understudy Roxie Hart (Gordon Frost Organisation) and joined the
Australian tour of Mary Poppins (Disney Theatricals) as part of the ensemble and alternate for the
role of Mary Poppins. Sarah then moved to New York and continued understudying and playing
Mary Poppins in the Broadway production. While there, she also reprised her role of Christine
Understudy/Ensemble in The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway.
Sarah’s UK credits include Evita at the Ljublijana Festival in Slovenija (Brownowski and Tarento
Productions), the role of Young Heidi in Follies in Concert at the renowned Royal Albert Hall in
London and the original cast of Mrs Henderson Presents as Ensemble/ Dance Captain and
understudy Peggy, which transferred to the Noel Coward Theatre in London’s West End. Further
West End performances were highlighted in An American in Paris (Dominion Theatre) as ensemble
and understudy to the role of Milo Davenport and the new production of Chess at the London
Coliseum featuring in the Ensemble and understudying the role of Svetlana. Most recently Sarah
was Dance Captain and performed in the ensemble of The Phantom of the Opera with Opera
Australia/ HOSH open air theatre.