Alexandra Elliott - Curriculum Vitae

Co-curator/producer of Art Holm, a new semi-annual performance series in Winnipeg

 
Choreography (Selected)

2018      Ellipsis - Art Holm no.3

              West End Cultural Centre, Winnipeg

2017      Here and Now - Art Holm no.1

              The Chouse, Winnipeg

2015    Family Portrait - Self Presented
            Theatre Incarnate, Winnipeg
2015    MAN - Edmonton Fringe Theatre Festival
            PCL Studio, Edmonton
2015    ...to be alone... - Edmonton Fringe Theatre Festival
            PCL Studio, Edmonton
2015    MAN - Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival
            Dragon Arts Collective, Winnipeg
2015     ...to be alone...- Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival
            Dragon Arts Collective, Winnipeg
2015    MAN - núna (now) Iceland Canada Art Convergence
            Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg
2014    GET SERVED - Toronto Fringe Theatre Festival
             Al Green Theatre, Toronto
2014    When All Is Said - Toronto Fringe Theatre Festival
             Al Green Theatre, Toronto
2014    GET SERVED - Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival
            aceartinc., Winnipeg
2013    Morada - Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival
            The Rachel Browne Theatre, Winnipeg
2013    When All Is Said - Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival
            The Rachel Browne Theatre, Winnipeg
2013    Two Relate (Excerpt Revised) - School of Contemporary Dancers 40th Anniversary Gala
            Gas Station Arts Centre, Winnipeg
2012    Drawn - Wave Rising Series by WHITE WAVE
            The John Ryan Theatre, New York
2012    Two Relate - Self Presented
            The Rachel Browne Theatre, Winnipeg
 

Performance (Selected)

2018     Chase Scenes - Ming Hon

              Canada Hub, Edinburgh

2018     Destroy, She Said - Mia Van Leeuwen 

              Rachel Browne Theatre, Winnipeg

2018     Dissolution Blues - Hilary Anne Crist, Art Holm no.2

              Black Lodge Studio, Winnipeg

2017     Canada Summer Games - Structured Improvisation - Alexandra Elliott 

              The Forks, Winnipeg, Outdoor performance to 5,000 spectators

2016     From the Seat of a Canoe - Leigh Anne Parry 

              Seine River, Winnipeg

2016-19    Logarian Rhapsody - Tedd Robinson, co-presented by Winnipeg's Contemporary Dancers

                The Rachel Browne Theatre, Winnipeg
                 Dancing on the Edge, Vancouver
2015     ...to be alone...- Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival
            Dragon Arts Collective, Winnipeg
2015    ...to be alone... - Edmonton Fringe Theatre Festival
            PCL Studio, Edmonton
2015    GET SERVED - Toronto Fringe Theatre Festival
            Al Green Theatre, Toronto
2015    ...to be alone... - Screamdance Film Festival
            Brooklyn
2015    Sedentary Nomad - Natasha Torres-Garner
            Central Park, Winnipeg
2014    Pippi Longstocking - Treasure Waddell
            Gas Station Arts Centre, Winnipeg
2014    Current See - Lise McMillan
             Gas Station Arts Centre, Winnipeg
2014    GET SERVED - Toronto Fringe Theatre Festival
            Al Green Theatre, Toronto
2014    When All Is Said - Toronto Fringe Theatre Festival
            Al Green Theatre, Toronto
2014   GET SERVED - Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival
            aceartinc., Winnipeg
2013    Morada - Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival
            The Rachel Browne Theatre, Winnipeg
2013    When All Is Said - Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival
            The Rachel Browne Theatre, Winnipeg
2013    Two Relate (Excerpt Revised) - School of Contemporary Dancers 40th Anniversary Gala
            Gas Station Arts Centre, Winnipeg
2013    Morada - Young Lungs Dance Exchange Fundraiser
            aceartinc., Winnipeg
2013    Morada - The Circus of Objects 
            Adhere and Deny Theatre, Winnipeg
2012    Drawn - Wave Rising Series by WHITE WAVE
            The John Ryan Theatre, New York
2012    Drawn - Young Lungs Dance Exchange
            Gas Station Arts Centre, Winnipeg
2005-08 Ruth Cansfield Dance company dancer touring Canada and the United States
 

Work Experience (Selected)

2011-Present  Choreographic contract with the School of Contemporary Dancers

2019               Director, School of Contemporary Dancers’ School Tours

Training 
2004-Present   Open classes at Winnipeg’s Contemporary Dancers, The School of Contemporary Dancers, Ruth Cansfield Dance,                            Nafro Dance, Trip Dance (Winnipeg), Dancemakers, Love In, Toronto Dance Theatre (Toronto)
2000-2004      The School of Contemporary Dancers Senior Professional Program BA Honours in Dance, University of Winnipeg
1995-2000        The School of Contemporary Dancers Junior Professional Program
1986-1995         The School of Contemporary Dancers General Program
 
Professional Development

2018          8 DAYS participant, Newfoundland

2017          8 DAYS participant, Toronto

2016         Nes Artist Residency, Iceland

2016         Research at Centre Q with Tedd Robinson, Québec

2016         Mentor for the Young Lungs Dance Exchange Research Series, Winnipeg
2014         Deep Bay Artist Residency, Manitoba
2014         Interrarium Residency, Banff

2013         Susie Burpee (ON), Apprenticeship, Toronto

                 Nina Wollny (AM), Toronto
                 Marie-Josée Chartier (QC), Young Lungs Dance Exchange, Winnipeg
2012         Susan Rethorst (NY), Dancemakers, Toronto
                 Susie Burpee (ON), Peter Bingham (BC), Tom Stroud (MB), Young Lungs Dance Exchange, Winnipeg
2011          Brent Lott (MB), Apprenticeship, Winnipg
2009        Ginelle Chagnon (QC), Young Lungs Dance Exchange, Winnipeg
2007        Susie Burpee (ON), Young Lungs Dance Exchange, Winnipeg
2006        Dancetheatre David Earle (ON), Guelph    
2005        Ruth Cansfield Dance (MB), Winnipeg
2004        Ruth Cansfield Dance with Davida Monk (AB), Winnipeg
2003        EDAM - Peter Bingham (BC), Marc Boivin (QC), Andrew Harwood (BC), Vancouver      
                                   
Grant History

2019         Canada Council for the Arts Arts Across Canada for Art Holm no. 4

2018         Manitoba Arts Council Dance Production Grant

2018         Canada Council for the Arts Arts Across Canada for Art Holm no. 2

2018         Manitoba Arts Council Riding Mountain Artist Residency 

2017        Winnipeg Arts Council Individual Artist Grant

2016        Manitoba Arts Council Iceland Performing Arts Residency Grant

2015        Canada Council for the Arts Production Projects Grants in Dance

2015        Canada Council for the Arts Research Grant

2015        Winnipeg Arts Council Individual Artist Grant

2015        Manitoba Arts Council Québec Creative Residency Grant

2014       Manitoba Arts Council Deep Bay Artist Residency 

2013        Manitoba Arts Council Dance Creation/Production Grant

2013        Manitoba Arts Council Travel Grant 
2013        Canada Council for the Arts Apprenticeship Grant 
2012        Manitoba Arts Council Travel Grant
2011        Manitoba Arts Council Dance Creation/Production Grant
2010       Manitoba Arts Council Dance Creation/Production Grant 
2005       Winnipeg Arts Council Professional Development Grant
 

Bibliography of Critical Reviews

Winnipeg Free Press “Stomping Grounds”, Harris, Holly, April 19, 2016

Winnipeg Free PressAt Your Own Risk”, Harris, Holly, July 19, 2015

My Entertainment WorldFringe TO 2014: Dancers & Puppets”, Chodorek, Marty, July 11, 2014

Winnipeg Free Press “GET SERVED”, Harris, Holly, July 19, 2014

CBC “RUPTURE”, Mayor, Chandra, July 20, 2013