Amelia Griffin is a freelance inclusive contemporary dance artist, with extensive experience in contemporary dance, inclusive dance, and community arts. With a career spanning eleven years as a performer, choreographer, and educator, she is specialised in contemporary dance performance, contemporary dance-theatre choreography, youth engagement through improvisation, and inclusive dance practice & education that includes all abilities.
Her choreographic works instigate conversations, and satiate the need for physical dialogue on societal issues that affect intersecting women, and marginalised communities.
Amelia is currently on sabbatical based in London, UK under Canada Council for the Arts Professional Development grant, and the Ontario Arts Council's Chalmers Fellowship Programme* to continue her research into accessible professional dance training, and her own skills as a inclusive choreographer. She representing Propeller Dance as Integrated Arts Consultant in the UK.
Amelia is grateful to the local, provincial, and federal government arts councils, and Ottawa/Gatineau dance community for their support, training, and mentorship.
Amelia acknowledges the support of the Ontario Arts Council, and the Canada Council for the Arts for her 2017-2018 professional development, and Chalmer's Fellowship Award.