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 professionals.
May 25th-27th - NEW WORK - 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
May 4th-5th 2017 - NEW WORK - BALLET KELOWNA
May 1st-6th 2017 - NEW WORK - 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
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.
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.
June 2016 - SPRINGBOARD DANSE MONTRÉAL
One of two master ballet teachers at the program's 2016 summer intensive. Second summer receiving this invitation.
June 2016 - MASTER OF FINE ARTS COMPLETED!
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).
February 2016 - NOW, WHAT, LIKE, WHEN - BALLET KELOWNA
A 35-minute dance piece for 11-14 year olds that also plays for general audiences. Interviews with local kids for the soundscape created by Owen Belton. To be performed for BC students on tour in 2017.
Summer 2015 - THE COMEDY OF ERRORS - SHAKESPEARE IN HIGH PARK
Performed three nights a week for over two months, seen by more than 16,000 people. Cast of 12 performed outdoors for an appreciative audience.