Jennifer Jimenez

Jennifer Jimenez is a community engaged artist with an extensive career as a national and international scenographer for live performance. She holds an MA in Advanced Theatre Practice from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, London, UK, a BFA in Theatre Production and Design, and BEd from York University.  She has received an OAC Chalmers Award, has been twice nominated for the […]

Susan Lee

Susan Lee is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Dance at York University whose embodied research focuses on the intersection of identity, place and space in interdisciplinary/intermedial collaborations which are performed on stage, on site and online. A Dora-nominated dancer, Lee’s professional career as a performer, choreographer, and teacher spans thirty years. She has […]

Freya Björg Olafson

Freya Björg Olafson is an intermedia artist who works with performance, video, audio and painting. Her creative practice engages with identity and the body, as informed by technology and the Internet. Olafson’s work has been presented internationally at venues such as the Bauhaus Archiv (Berlin/Germany), SECCA – Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (North Carolina), Ochoymedio […]

Mary-Jane Warner

Mary Jane Warner has extensive teaching experience at all levels, from elementary to graduate school. She was the founder of the historical dance group Entrée Dance, which performed Renaissance and Baroque dance in schools and other community settings in the American Midwest, and directed the dance program at Kirkland College in Clinton, New York for […]

Selma Odom

Selma Odom is a dance historian and writer. Recruited to York University in 1972, she was founding director of the MA and PhD programs in dance and dance studies, the first offered in a Canadian university. She was awarded the Faculty of Graduate Studies’ Teaching Award in 1998 in recognition of her contributions to the […]

Karen Bowes-Sewell

Karen Bowes-Sewell is a Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner and member of the Feldenkrais Guild of North America. She is a senior scholar in Dance at York University where she taught ballet, conditioning for dancers, and somatic education for many years as an associate professor. Karen was a principal dancer with the National Ballet of Canada and brings her […]

Jennifer Bolt

Jennifer Bolt is a dance artist, teacher and writer with research interests in the areas of feminism and critical pedagogy, higher education transition, student engagement and the Fine Arts student experience. She has trained extensively in ballet, modern and contemporary dance in Canada, United States, Britain and France. Jennifer holds, with academic distinction, a Joint […]

Modesto Mawulolo Amegago

Professor Amegago is a specialist in West African Performance arts with broad interest in the field of cultural studies, interdisciplinary music dance and theatre performance, cross-cultural aesthetics, curriculum development and implementation, arts and education philosophy, West African and African Diaspora ceremonies and festivals. He began performing music and dance and ceremonies at a very early […]