Sophia Wolfe

Region: BC Vancouver BC


Sophia Wolfe is contemporary dance artist who also works in visual media including photography, film, and video art. She is a 1st generation Canadian of Japanese and European decent. She is currently based out of Vancouver, Canada on unceded Coast Salish territories, of the Museum, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations. Sophia completed her post secondary dance training through Modus Operandi in 2014, and has since been performing and touring with dance/theatre companies and independent artists such as Company 605, Co-Erasga, Chick Snipper, Cindy Mochizuki, Kelly McInnes, Zahra Shahab, The Only Animal and New World Theatre. Outside of dance performance, Sophia has a regular practice in documentation of live performance through video and photography. Sophia’s deep interest in integrating movement and film has lead her to organize and curate F-O-R-M (Festival Of Recorded Movement) that includes international screenings, community engagement, workshops and commissioning youth artists to create new short movement films. She has also curated screenings for New Blue Dance Festival (Toronto), Vancouver Art Gallery, Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver) and Body+Camera (Chicago).