Biography

     Amelia, originally from the Midwest, is a dance performer and maker based in NYC. She developed a love for the form from her first teacher, her mother. She graduated with honors from Indiana University Bloomington with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. 

     Amelia has been an Artist in Residence at Chashama ChaNorth, Chez Bushwick, School for Contemporary Dance and Thought, and Associate Artist studying under Deborah Hay at Atlantic Center for the Arts. Her work has been presented at the Contemporary Arts Center (Cincinnati, OH), Lubov Gallery (NYC), Center for Performance Research (Brooklyn), and other spaces throughout the US and France. She has performed with Alexis Zaccarello (NYC), Pheobe Berglund (NYC), Juli Brandano (NYC), Christine Bonansea Company (NYC/Berlin), and other artists based in NYC and beyond. Her teachers, Selene Carter (Bloomington, IN) and Kathleen Hermesdorf (San Francisco, CA), have been highly influential in her process.

     She makes dances with her long time collaborator and friend Leah Fournier under their imaginary company name, Middle Space Dance. When she is not making dances she is teaching mediocre pilates mat classes or practicing stand up comedy while working as a bartender. Amelia is currently a Performance Project Fellow at University Settlement in Manhattan.