UPCOMING

June/July 2017 - OPEN SPACE - BANFF CENTRE FOR ARTS AND CREATIVITY

Choreographer and Movement Director working with director Joel Ivany (Against the Grain Theatre) on staging Claude Vivier's opera Kopernikus, and also responsible for integrating dance performance into chamber music concerts. Open Space is a collaborative training experience for emerging opera professionals.

Banff, AB

 

May 25th-27th - SOLO SYSTEM - ARTS UMBRELLA

Choreography of a new work for Arts Umbrella's spring performances at the Vancouver Playhouse. An intimate and personal work for eight young dancers. Music by Philip Glass

Vancouver, BC

 

RECENT

May 1st-6th 2017 - I WONDER - CANADA’S NATIONAL BALLET SCHOOL

One of the Canadian choreographers invited to create a new work for a group of international dance students gathering for Assemblée Internationale ‘17

Toronto, ON

 

May 4th-5th 2017 - UNFOLDING - BALLET KELOWNA

New work commissioned for Canadiana Suite, a collaboration between Ballet Kelowna and the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra. Music: Postcards from The Sky by Marjan Mozetich.

Kelowna, BC

 

February 3rd-4th 2017 - DÉNOUEMENT - BALLET KELOWNA  

Dénouement, the award-winning duet originally created for The National Ballet of Canada competitors at the Erik Bruhn Competition for the Erik Bruhn Prize, remounted for Ballet Kelowna’s 150 Moves program.

Kelowna, BC

 

October/November 2016 - GEFÄHRLICHE LIEBSCHAFTEN - KONZERT UND THEATER ST. GALLEN

Conceived and choreographed a 70-minute theatrical dance adaptation of de Laclos' novel. Commissioned score by Owen Belton, and design by Dieter Eisenmann and Benedikt Zehm. The performance took place in the Lokremise, an old locomotive repair depot, with the audience surrounding the action on all four sides of the performance space.

St. Gallen, Switzerland

 

August 2016 - THE CREATIVE GESTURE - BANFF CENTRE FOR ARTS AND CREATIVITY

One of six choreographers invited by the Banff Centre for the Arts and Creativity to take part in a choreographic lab exploring improvisation, led by Michael Schumacher. A great opportunity to start working text and movement together.

Banff, AB

 

June 2016 - MASTER OF FINE ARTS COMPLETED! 

York University/Canadian Stage MFA in Theatre - Stage Direction

Toronto, ON

 

April/May 2016 - BOTTICELLI IN THE FIRE – CANADIAN STAGE

Winner - Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding Production

Directed world premiere of Botticelli in the Fire. On a double-bill of two new plays by Jordan Tannahill (with Sunday and Sodom, director Estelle Shook) at the Berkeley Street Theatre. Additional Dora Nomination for Outstanding Direction (shared with Shook).

Toronto, ON

 

 

 

 

 

 

With Tayler Whitehead of Vancouver's Arts Umbrella, in rehearsal for a new work presented in May. Photo by Michael Slobodian, courtesy of Arts Umbrella

Ethan Chudnow (San Francisco Ballet School), Kolbie Edwards (Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet School), Ashton Gordon (NBS), Carl Becker (Palucca Hochschule für Tanz Dresden), Celine Wetzels (Codarts Rotterdam) and Sasha Chernjavsky (Houston Ballet Academy) in I Wonder - AI17 - Canada's National Ballet School. Photo by Aleksandar Antonijevic

Cecily Campbell in an improvisation devised by Matjash Mrozewski at The Creative Gesture (Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity). Photo by Michael Slobodian

Cecilia Wretemark in Gefährliche Liebschaften (Konzert und Theater St. Gallen). Photo by Anna-Tina Eberhard

Salvatore Antonio in Botticelli in in the Fire (Canadian Stage). Photo by Cylla von Tiedemann