Originally from Caracas, Venezuela, Sally Rojas Herrera began her dance training in Miami, Florida with notables Thomas Armour, Judith Reece Newman, and Robert Pike. She continued her dance training at the School of American Ballet and American Ballet Theatre, and at 16 became a member of American Ballet Theatre II. At 18, she joined Houston Ballet, where she remained until her retirement. In her 20 plus years as a Soloist Dancer, Sally toured extensively throughout the United States and the world amassing a varied repertoire of classical and contemporary roles. Her repertoire included dancing principle roles, from Norbert Vesak's Gold winning "Belong" Pas De Deux, to Ben Stevenson’s "Swan Lake", Balanchine’s "Serenade", Christopher Bruce’s "Ghost Dances", and William Forsythe’s "In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated".
Since her retirement in 2004 to the fall of 2018, Sally was a leading instructor for the professional program at the Houston Ballet Academy. Among her many duties, she staged and coached ballets for the academy and company and taught and adjudicated for Houston Ballet Academy’s Summer Intensive Program Audition Tours. She is frequently invited as a guest instructor throughout the United States, Central, and South America and travels often teaching master classes. Ms. Rojas Herrera has adjudicated and taught master classes for the Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP), Regional Dance America South West Festival (SERBA), The Children’s Foundation for the Arts, Southern Methodist University, the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville, Arkansas, Sam Houston State University, among many. At the conclusion of a three-year joint partnership with the Houston Ballet Academy and the Organization for the Arts in Guatemala, Sally was appointed Honorary Director. Ms. Rojas Herrera was also the artistic coordinator and rehearsal mistress of Pink Aware, a program that promoted breast cancer awareness through dance and the arts.
In the fall of 2018, Ms. Rojas Herrera retired, after nearly 33 years with the Houston Ballet, to put her energies and focus into starting her own dance wear line, Corsu, along with her two sisters.