Saturday, April 25, 2009

Meet the dancers

Sarah Lochhead (Artistic Director) is a dance artist originally from Windsor ON. Sarah has performed with HNM Dance Company, Menaka Thakkar Dance Company and at events such as Dance in Dundas Square, the Fringe of Toronto Theatre Festival, the Toronto International Dance Festival, the Fringe Festival of Independent Dance Artists, and many cabaret style events. While attending York University, she was a member of the esteemed York University Dance Ensemble and worked with choreographers Julia Aplin, Andrea Nann, Holly Small and Susan Cash. She holds a BFA in dance from York University and received the York University Fine Arts Convocation Award. An academic exchange to University College Chichester in England in 2005 ignited her interest in dance film, media arts and community based art projects. She has created several dance films including Between Walls (2006), which was screened at the Barrie International Film Festival Short Film and Video Competition (2008). Sarah is currently the Ad Sales and Marketing Coordinator for The Dance Current magazine, a member of the Toronto based dance company Collective HEAT, and teaches recreational dance programs for the City of Barrie.

[photo by Roopa Cheema]

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1 comment:

  1. Bravo! Looks great and I'm excited to see the dances attached to this lovly blog and initiative. Cheers!