Sara Vanderieck obtained her degree in theatre directing at RITS in Brussels. In 2006, she joined les ballets C de la B, first as production manager for VSPRS, pitié! (Alain Platel) and Patchagonia (Lisi Estaras) later as artistic assistant to Alain Platel for Out of Context – for Pina and C(H)OEURS and of Lisi Estaras for Dans Dans and Leche.
In 2012, she leaves les ballets C de la B to join the artistic direction of De Grote Post a brand-new cultural centre in Ostend. She also starts working as a freelance dramaturg/outside eye for different dance creations from then on. She works with Claron McFadden/Muziektheater Transparant, Serge Aimé Coulibaly/FASO DANSE THEÂTRE, Bára Sigfúsdóttir, Ayelen Parolin & Lisi Estaras, Naïf Productions, ao.
In 2017 she adds another layer to her work. Together with artists Lisi Estaras, Kristien De Proost and Mirko Banovic, Vanderieck is creating When I look at a strawberry, I think of a tongue, a multidisciplinary collective performance.