After giving up her childhood dream of becoming the world’s greatest ballerina, Sacha acquired a family, an education (PhD) and a job teaching politics. She is a graduate of the creative writing programme at Massey University and the author of a memoir, The Grass Is Always Greener. Now she aspires to be a stand-up comedian and is currently competing in the Raw Comedy Quest. Sacha was born in Sydney in 1966.
Auckland dance teacher Sacha Jones was the principal dancer in the Sydney City Ballet - after surviving a teenage diet of cake and laxatives on Saturdays. Her memoir takes a tragi-comic look back at her early dance career.