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Sharon Moore

Sharon B. Moore is a choreographer, director, and movement coach for dance, theatre, film and circus. She is an award-winning creator and performer working for companies around the world. A former member of Contemporary Dancers of Canada under the direction of Ted Robinson she is a choreographer sought after for her magnetic theatre of movement. " Mr. Leftovers is a collage of radiant intensities, a daring, generous, groundbreaking work, in which dance, text and theatre are equally interdependent, and moving, disturbing and uplifting all at once. Moore liberates and privileges our kinetic selves, and our brightest desires and darker dreams, for a rivetting hour." Beverley Daurio, EviDance 2016. Sharon is the first Canadian to receive a Bessie Schonberg creative residency at The Yard, on Martha’s Vineyard, a past K.M. Hunter Award nominee, a triple Dora Mavor Moore nominee and a recent Atelier Artist in residence at the Lewis Centre for the Performing Arts at Princeton University. Sharon shares her extensive creative methodologies through her work with dance and theatre programs across North America including her Alma Mater, The School of Toronto Dance Theatre where she works as resident choreographer. Recently she was appointed head of movement curriculum for the Theatre Performance Program at Humber College in Toronto.

Along-side Canadian Director, Composer and Dramaturge Derek Aasland, she helps runs Cinetic Creations a company dedicated to picture-wide movement worlds for feature film and large-scale original works of dance, theatre and Circus.  Their latest circus show “La Vie en Swing” was CBC’s “# 1 don’t-miss-event in Montreal”, May 2013. Their most recent work The Thirst for Love and Water, a site-specific spectacle of dance, theatre and aerial work, custom built for the reflecting pool at Toronto City Hall, was shared with over 80,000 viewers at Panamania Live 2015! The company's work recently garnered 7 Dora Mavor Moore nominations for various full evening productions.

Photograph by Holly Crooks