Amelia Griffin

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City: 
Ottawa
Province/Territory: 
Ontario
Country: 
Canada
Type: 
Choreographer
Dancer
Teacher
Dance Styles: 
Contemporary
Dance-theatre
Improvisation
School: 
No
Bio: 

Amelia is a contemporary dance artist driven by innovation and inclusion.
Currently a Company dancer and Artistic & Eduction Assistant at Propeller Dance, she has also performed with Dorsale Danse, Tara Luz Danse, and Platypus Theatre locally, nationally, and internationally. She has also been involved in community arts; teaching assistant for Sylvain Émard's 'Le Grand Continental' for the 2013 Canada Dance Festival, engagement and education tour in Franco-Ontarian schools in Northern Ontario with Tara Luz Danse, teaching inclusive dance classes, and outreach workshops in schools with Propeller Dance, creating, collaborating, and performing with elder women at the Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health with Tara Luz Danse for Arts Network Ottawa's ArtsPlace program, and more.
Her choreographic work has been presented at La Nouvelle Scène (‘allied pickfords’), Arts Court Theatre (‘feelers’, ‘UKnadian’), NAC’s 4th stage (‘Having Held You’), across Canada (‘The Ghomeshi Effect’), and The Place (‘Little Girl Inside Me’), Rich Mix (‘Stuff Your Distraction’), and Dulwich Gallery (‘from there to here…’) in London, UK.
Amelia is a 2018 recipient of the Chalmer’s Fellowship Award for her choreographic-based research on Disability, d/Deaf, and Mad Arts in the UK.

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