Sarah Schäfer was born in Augsburg, Germany. She received her education at the John Cranko Schule Stuttgart and at the Ballet Academy of the University for Music and the Performig Arts Munich. With the beginning of the 2016/17 season, she dances as a Trainee with the ensemble of the Bayerisches Junior Ballett München (ehemals Bayerisches Staatsballett II).
- Award for the advancement of arts of the city of Augsburg
- First Place at the Youth American Grand Prix